Record Details

NHER Number:4428
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age axehead


At sometime prior to 1879 a Bronze Age flanged axehead made of copper alloy was recovered from Welney.

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Full description

Pre 1879.
Copper alloy flanged axe (100mm long). Slight side flanges, end of butt broken.
See (S1).
(S2) by R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Object checked in British Museum by E. Rose (NAU) 1974.

See NHER 4432 for a Bronze Age dagger from Welney - any confusion here?
E. Rose (NAU) 25 April 1985.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • FLANGED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Welney.
<S1>Archive: British Museum. 1913 onwards. Bronze Age Index.
<S2>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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