Record Details

NHER Number:3891
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age sickle


A Beaker flint sickle, found in about 1950.

Images - none



Full description

About 1950. On peat fen on west side of Bilney Woods.
Flint dagger Beaker type, reddish brown flint.
Drawing by Miss A. S. Mottram, see (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

August 2011.
This object was reidentified as a sickle by Dr Catherine Frieman, RLAHA, Oxford University, who examined the flint.
Information from museum records.
A. Cattermole (HES), 28 October 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Associated Finds

  • SICKLE (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Winch (East).

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