Record Details

NHER Number:5296
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age necklace


A Bronze Age bone necklace was found 1.5m down in Feltwell Fen in 1876.

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Full description

1876. Feltwell Fen.
Bone necklace 1.5m (5 feet) down in clay soil.
See (S1), (S2), (S3) and (S4).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

See (S2) in file.
D. Gurney (NLA), 21 February 2003.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • NECKLACE (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. Feltwell.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Publication: Fox, C. 1923. The Archaeology of the Cambridge Region: a topographical study of the Bronze, Early Iron, Roman, and Anglo-Saxon Ages, with an introductory note on the Neolithic Age. pp 55, 66.
<S2>Article in Serial: Manning, C. R. 1879. Bone Ornaments, Forming Part of a Necklace of the British Period, Found in the Feltwell Fen, 1876. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol VIII pp 319-325.
<S3>Article in Serial: 1879. Appendix. Extracts from the Proceedings of the Committee and the General Meetings. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol VIII pp 326-341. p 334.
<S4>Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. p 272.

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