Record Details

NHER Number:17890
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age palstave

Summary

A Bronze Age copper alloy palstave from Ten Mile Bank was acquired in 1934 by Ipswich Museum. The exact nature and location of this discovery are unclear.

Images - none

Location

Parish:HILGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pre 1976. 'River Cam Ten Mile Bank, Norfolk'.
Ten Mile Bank is in fact on the Great Ouse but the Cam falls into this not far upstream.
Palstave, 16.6 cm long by 6.2 cm broad (S2).
See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 28 January 1982.

Acquired 1934 from Clouston Collection.
No other information in Ipswich registers.
E. Rose (NAU), 15 February 1982.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • 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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Monograph: Rowlands, M. J. 1976. The Organisation of Middle Bronze Age Metalworking. British Archaeological Report. No 31. No 738.
<S2>Illustration: Unknown. 1982. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy palstave.. Film. 1:2.

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