|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Bronze Age palstave|
In around 1904-5 a Bronze Age palstave was found in Wretham. This example had no loop and a rather corroded blade.
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|Parish:||WRETHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Ribbed palstave (132mm long).
Shield below steep ridge - no loop rather corroded 53mm across blade.
Held by Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography (S1).
See Bronze Age Index.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- PALSTAVE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||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 - Bronze Age. Wretham (West). |
|<S1>||Article in Serial: 1908. Appendix No. II. List of local objects purchased for the museum with the grants made by the society to December 1905. Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiqarian Society. Vol XII (New Series Vol VI) pp 12-13. p 12. |
|<S2>||Article in Serial: 1904. Clark's Class I.. Antiquaries Journal. Vol XX, p 64. |
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