|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Hoard of Bronze Age copper alloy rapier blades|
Around 1939 a hoard of four Bronze Age copper alloy rivetted rapier blades were recovered from the parish of Swaffham.
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|Parish:||SWAFFHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Around 1939. North of St Guthlac's Chapel.
Hoard of four bronze rivetted rapier blades:
3. 13 1/4 inches (34cm),
2. 14 1/2 inches (37cm),
4. 15 3/4 inches (40cm),
1. 20 1/2 inches (52cm) long.
1, 2, 4, are incomplete.
In NCM. 
Photo R. R. Clarke. (S1).
Drawings of 3 (S2 and S3) in the Illustration Library.
Compiled by R. R. Clarke (NCM).
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- HOARD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- RAPIER (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Swaffham. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Serial: NRC Bulletin.. Vol III, no 3. |
|<S2>||Illustration: Unknown. 1939. Drawing of two Bronze Age copper alloy riveted rapier blades .. Paper. 1:1. |
|<S3>||Illustration: Unknown. 1939. Sketch of a Bronze Age copper alloy riveted rapier blade .. Paper. 1:1. |
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