Record Details

NHER Number:17547
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age sword fragment


Metal detecting in this area during 1981 recovered a carps-tongue sword hilt fragment, with two rivets. This object was believed to be of Bronze Age origin and dated to the 9th-8th century BC.

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Grid Reference:TG 12 06
Map Sheet:TG10NW

Full description

25 August 1981. Location [1]. Found with metal detector.
Carps-tongue sword hilt fragment, with two rivets.
9th-8th century BC.
Identified by A. Lawson (NAU) 25 August 1981.
Drawn by A. Lawson (NAU).
W. Milligan (NCM) 25 August 1981.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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