Record Details

NHER Number:17889
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age copper alloy axehead


A Bronze Age copper alloy flanged axehead was found before 1976. The location and nature of its discovery are unknown.

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Full description

Found before 1976.
Flanged axe; 14 cm long by 4.5 cm wide.
Reference in (S1) which gives location as 'Black Grate (sic) Museum No.27'. This presumably means the Blackgate Museum at Newcastle upon Tyne whose prehistoric collections are now in the main Newcastle Museum.

Not in NCM/NAU index unless it is an odd stray from site NHER 3134.
E. Rose (NAU), 28 January 1982.

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: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Monograph: Rowlands, M. J. 1976. The Organisation of Middle Bronze Age Metalworking. British Archaeological Report. No 31. No 256.

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