Record Details

NHER Number:12508
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age copper alloy palstave


A decorated Bronze Age copper alloy palstave was found in about 1947.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3137 0397
Map Sheet:TG30SW

Full description

About 30 years before 1977.
Dug up in agricultural garden (now a school playing field). Looped palstave with shield-and-stem ornaments, narrow blade, splayed cutting edge. In hafting slot mass of corrosion with ?wood fibres.
Drawing (S1) in the Illustration Library.
Informant claims that a pot was found at the same place and time and sent to NCM for repairs, but no record of it there.

May be the same as NHER 10296.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • POT (Undated)
  • PALSTAVE (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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gregory, T.. 1977. Drawing of a Bronze Age palstave.. Card. 1:1.

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10296Related to: Bronze Age copper alloy looped palstave (Find Spot)

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