Record Details

NHER Number:21607
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age knife

Summary

An Early Bronze Age tanged knife, made of copper alloy.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 1308 7896
Map Sheet:TM17NW
Parish:DISS, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1985 or before. Found in dredgings from river at this approximate spot and dumped on Stuston Common, Suffolk at 1310 7896.
Early Bronze Age tanged knife.
Bright coppery aspect, alleged not to have been cleaned but found in such condition.
Established by British Museum Laboratory to be copper
J. J. Wymer (NAU) 17 July 1985.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in serial: Green, B. 1986. A tanged copper dagger from the River Waveney. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXIX Pt III pp 318-319.
---Illustration: Finds Illustration.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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