Record Details

NHER Number:5295
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Feltwell Fen Late Bronze Age Hoard

Summary

A large and important Late Bronze Age hoard of twenty one items, including copper alloy tweezers, two spearheads, six socketed axes, gold leaf from an ornament, an amber bead, two boar tusks and fragments of copper alloy cake was found, before 1907.

Images - none

Location

Parish:FELTWELL, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pre 1907. Feltwell Fen.
Large and important hoard of Late Bronze Age of twenty one items - axes, razor, tweezers etc.
See full list in file (S1) and (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 17 May 1990.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • BEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • BEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • CHISEL (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • HOARD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • KNIFE (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • RAZOR (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCABBARD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SPEAR (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • TWEEZERS (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in serial: Brown, M. A. and Blin-Stoyle, A. E. 1959. A Sample Analysis of British Middle and Late Bronze Age Material using Optical Spectrometry. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol XXV pp 188-208. p 203.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Feltwell [10].
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Article in serial: Piggot, C. M. 1946. The Late Bronze Age Razors of the British Isles. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol XII pp 121-141. p 138.
<S1>Monograph: 1953. Guide to Later Prehistoric Antiquities in the British Museum.. p 45.
<S2>Photograph: Ashley, H.. Feltwell Fen Late Bronze Age Hoard.

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