|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Bronze Age palstave and undated human remains|
In 1889 a plain Bronze Age palstave was found in a field in Southery. The palstave was found near a human skeleton of uncertain age, and another palstave had been reported in this field sometime prior to this discovery.
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|Parish:||SOUTHERY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Plain palstave - one large loop - ridges on side of face as well as central one 1889 - poor specimin - (141mm long). 'Found near a (human) skeleton in ploughing a field near Southery belonging to , a similar one was found in same field under same circumstances some few years since'. (Geo. Daintree of Charters - January 1889. Peterborough Museum.)
Presented 1944 - palstave from Southery (?same as 's).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
Similar one now in possession of .
Drawing (S1) in file.
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- HUMAN REMAINS (Undated)
- PALSTAVE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Serial: 1893. C. U. Rep.. p 479. |
|---||Publication: Rose, C.B.. Alluvium of the Bedford Levelp.86. |
|---||Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Southery. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Illustration: Finds Illustration. |
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