Record Details

NHER Number:21906
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age axe

Summary

A Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axe was found at this spot.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 86 39
Map Sheet:TF83NE
Parish:BURNHAM THORPE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

September 1985. Found at unknown depth when working in arable field.
Copper alloy socketed axe, length 10cm, width of socket 4.5cm, of blade 5.5cm overall. Two ribs around edge of socket, otherwise plain. One side of blade chipped, same side as loop. Deep crack in socket edge, splitting an ovoid hole between the two decorative ribs.
See (S1).
E. M. James (NCM) 4 November 1985.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 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>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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