Record Details

NHER Number:35596
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Bronze Age sword and Roman ring

Summary

A Late Bronze Age sword blade, made of copper alloy, and a silver Roman ring set with a blue intaglio, found by metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 68 05
Map Sheet:TF60NE
Parish:FINCHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

October 1999 to February 2000. Metal detecting.
Late Bronze Age sword blade, (S1), now in two pieces.
See further description in file.
K. Hinds (NLA) 1 August 2000.

January 2000. Metal detecting.
Roman silver finger ring fragment.
See description in file.
Submitted for consideration as Treasure.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 27 October 2000.

Fragment of silver Roman finger ring found January 2000, see description by C. John (British Museum) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 28 February 2001.

Fragment of Roman silver finger ring with intaglio found January 2000, declared treasure 31 May 2001.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 31 May 2001.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SWORD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Holness, A.. 2000. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age sword blade.. Film. 1:1.

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