Record Details

NHER Number:28338
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age metal finds

Summary

Metal detecting in 1989 recovered a miniature copper alloy knife and a spear fragment, both Middle to Late Bronze Age in date.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 47 00
Map Sheet:TG40SE
Parish:FRITTON AND ST OLAVES, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

1989. Metal detecting.
Miniature knife made from rapier or sword blade. Spear fragment.
Both Middle Bronze Age or Late Bronze Age
Also bronze object of unknown date or function. (nor identified by A. Gregory (NAU) or BM P&RB)
(S1). Drawings of Bronze Age items in file (S2).
Identified by E. B. Green (NCM).
W. Milligan (NCM), 17 November 1989

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • HOARD (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • KNIFE (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • SPEAR (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • HOARD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • KNIFE (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SPEAR (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
<S2>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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