Record Details

NHER Number:30126
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age axehead

Summary

A Bronze Age socketed axehead, made of copper alloy.

Images - none

Location

Parish:DOCKING, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1973 or 1974. Found when working in sugar beet field, exact location unknown.
Late Bronze Age socketed axe; square mouth with 4 ribs on either side.
Side loop for attachment to haft.
Cast in two halves in a stone mould.
900 to 600 BC.
See (S1 and S2).
Identified by L. Brewster (KLM).

Could this be the same as site NHER 12928 if the date on one entry is incorrect?
E. Rose (NLA) 19 November 1993.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Jones, C.. 1993. Drawing of a Bronze Age socketed axehead.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Unknown. 1993. Drawing of a Bronze Age socketed axehead.. Paper. 1:1.

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