|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Bronze Age rapier|
A Bronze Age copper alloy rapier with a very long narrow blade and three ribs was found.
Images - none
Copper alloy rapier 66cm (25.8 inches) long. Very long narrow blade with three ribs, the two side ribs following the curve of the edges. Down each side runs a hollow bevel; hilt plate widely notched. The edges are much injured.
See (S1) and (S2).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- RAPIER (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Publication: Evans. p.9 316. |
|---||Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Feltwell. |
|<S1>||Serial: 1893. Cambridge University Reporter. p 4872. |
|<S2>||Publication: Fox, C. 1923. The Archaeology of the Cambridge Region: a topographical study of the Bronze, Early Iron, Roman, and Anglo-Saxon Ages, with an introductory note on the Neolithic Age. p 56, Pl VII.17. |
Related records - none
Find out more...