Record Details

NHER Number:2736
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic/Bronze Age flint javelin and arrowheads

Summary

In around 1910 a Neolithic/Bronze Age flint javelin head, along with several flint arrowheads, were recovered from Wretham. The arrowheads were a mixture of the barbed and tanged and the leaf-shaped varieties.

Images - none

Location

Parish:WRETHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Around 1909.
1 chisel.

Around 1910.
1 slim tanged, barbed "javelin head".

Held by Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnogrpahy. See (S1) and (S2).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Also barbed and tanged and leaf arrowheads.
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Associated Finds

  • ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • CHISEL (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LEAF ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SPEAR (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • ARROWHEAD (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • LEAF ARROWHEAD (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 89 SE 12.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Wretham (West).
<S1>Article in Serial: 1911. Appendix II. Purchases by the curator of the museum of Archaeology and Ethnology with grants from the Council. Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiqarian Society. Vol XV (New Series Vol IX) pp 10-12. p 10.
<S2>Article in Serial: 1912. Appendix II. Purchases by the curator of the museum of Archaeology and Ethnology with grants from the Council. Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society. Vol XVI (New Series Vol X) pp 10-13. p 11.

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