|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Bronze Age sickle|
A Late Bronze Age socketed copper alloy sickle was found in the parish.
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Late Bronze Age II (early). Socketed copper alloy sickle with external edge of blade extending across end of socket. Both edges of blade are sharp. Socket has one rivet hole - rectangular cross section slightly curved knife.
(S2) describes a different sickle to that in the NCM but it is really the same object. Sir John Evans saw sketch shown him by Sir A. W. Franks.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
(S3) No.12 - 'Ex Woodward Collection' attributed to No.14 should refer to this.
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- SICKLE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Article in monograph: Sainty, J. E. 1935. Norfolk Prehistory. Report of the Annual Meeting, 1935. Norwich, September 4-11. British Association for the Advancement of Science. Appendix pp 60-71. p 68. |
|---||Article in serial: Clarke, W.G.. Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists. Vol VIII, p 407. p 407. |
|---||Unpublished document: British Museum. National Bronze Index. |
|---||Publication: Evans, J. 1881. The Ancient Bronze Implements, Weapons and Ornaments of Great Britain and Ireland. p 199. |
|---||Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Dereham East. |
|---||Article in serial: 1864 to 1867. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of London. Vol III, p 335. p 335. |
|<S1>||Publication: Rye, W. 1909. Catalogue of Antiquities Found Principally in East Anglia. no. 307. |
|<S2>||Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. p 270. |
|<S3>||Article in serial: Fox, C. 1939. The Socketed Bronze Sickles of the British Isles; with special reference to an unpublished specimen from Norwich. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol V Pt 2 pp 222-248. p 243. |
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