Record Details

NHER Number:2849
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age axehead


A Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead with raised decoration was found in Dereham. It may have been part of a hoard.

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Full description

Socketed axe 83 mm long. Raised decoration.
(S1) regards as probably part of hoard.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

See (S2) from the NCM which may be an illustration of this find.
D. Gurney (NLA), 29 December 2000.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • HOARD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Publication: Boston & Puddy. 1952. East Dereham. p.3.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Dereham East.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: British Museum. National Bronze Index.
<S2>Illustration: Unknown. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead.. Card. 1:1.

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