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

The St Albans Museumn holds a Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead from Dereham [1].
This axehead is 83 mm long and has raised decoration.
This axehead is amongst the Bronze Age objects from Norfolk listed in (S1). It is also noted in (S2), which regards it as probably part of a hoard (perhaps NHER 2853?).
Information from (S3).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 30 May 2018.

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

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Archive: British Museum. 1913 onwards. Bronze Age Index.
<S2>Publication: Boston & Puddy. 1952. East Dereham. p.3.
<S3>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Dereham (East).

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