|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Early Saxon sword and spears|
An iron sword and spears 'of great length' were found in a log canoe near Horsey before 1851. It has been suggested that these are Early Saxon in date. The exact nature of discovery and location of these finds are unclear.
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|Parish:||HORSEY, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Iron sword, suggested as Early Saxon, found with iron spears of great length 53cm (21 inches) in a log canoe near Horsey.
Information from (S1).
R. Rickett (NCM), 15 May 1990.
- FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
- SPEAR (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
- SWORD (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
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Sources and further reading
|<S1>||Article in Serial: 1851. Proceedings at the Meetings of the Archaeological Institute. The Archaeological Journal. Vol VIII pp 414-427. pp 424-425. |
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