Record Details

NHER Number:2440
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age rapier


A copper alloy Bronze Age rapier was deposited in a solicitor's office in Downham Market in the 1960s and may have come from the area.

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Full description

Pre 1960s.
Rapier (copper alloy) Thetford Class (12th century BC). 395mm long 48.5 mm wide 4.5 mm thick at point 135.5 g weight.
Deposited in office of senders, owners unknown.
W. Milligan (NCM).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • RAPIER (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. Downham Market.

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