Record Details

NHER Number:31082
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic and Roman finds

Summary

Metal detecting recovered part of the rim of a Roman greyware pot, a Roman 1st century AD Dolphin brooch and an incomplete Neolithic polished flint axehead.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 03 10
Map Sheet:TG01SW
Parish:MATTISHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

October/November 1994. Metal detecting finds.
Roman greyware, bead and flange bowl rim (fresh sherd).
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA).
Roman Dolphin type brooch with spring mechanism. Tinning surviving on wings. 1st century AD.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
Incomplete polished flint axe. Blade end, truncated by old transverse hinge fracture. Pale grey flint with deep brown stained patina, minor recent damage at the blade edge. Polish extends over whole blade area and up body on one face; edges polished to give slightly rounded facets. See (S1).
Identified by P. Robins (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 23 December 1994.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Robins, P.. 1994. Drawing of an incomplete Neolithic polished flint axehead.. Paper. 1:1.

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