Record Details

NHER Number:2790
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Bronze Age hoard


In 1898 a hoard of Late Bronze Age objects was found in Hoe. This collection comprised ten socketed bronze axeheads and four ingots. The exact location and nature of its discovery are uncertain.

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Full description

Hoard of ten socketed bronze axes and four lumps of cake. Axes include facetted and ribbed types; 92, 66 (fragment)
90, 95, 114, 86, 107, 108, 100 and 85mm long.
Drawings at NCM (S1 in file).
See (S2) and (S3).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • HOARD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • INGOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Publication: Rye, W. 1909. Catalogue of Antiquities Found Principally in East Anglia. p 26 no. 281.
---Publication: Ruskin, Puddy. 1952. East Dereham. p.3.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Hoe.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustration.
<S2>Unpublished document: British Museum. National Bronze Index.
<S3>Photograph: CM25.

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