Record Details

NHER Number:4143
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age copper alloy spearhead (poorly located)


It is recorded that a copper alloy spearhead was recovered from the Swaffham Fens.

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Full description

Spearhead Class V (121mm) 4 3/4 inch socketed, riveted.
In NCM (S1), (S2), (S3), (S4) (Bronze spearhead found in Swaffham Fens. 'Identical to one in Norwich Museum' then finder Smith of Yarmouth). [1]
Compiled by R. R. Clarke (NCM).

(S1) checked by E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • SPEAR (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.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Swaffham.
<S1>Publication: Norwich Castle Museum. 1910. Catalogue of Antiquities in Norwich Castle Museum. p 29; No 313; Lot 199.
<S2>Documentary Source: Dawson Turner Add Mss. 200 or 206, 213?.
<S3>Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. p 278.
<S4>Publication: 1830. Woodward Correspondance. f.91.

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