Record Details

NHER Number:3574
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age palstave


A Bronze Age palstave, made of copper alloy, found in 1958.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7209 2158
Map Sheet:TF72SW

Full description

Summer 1958. Stray Find.
Middle Bronze Age copper alloy flanged palstave, 4.1" [10.4cm] long. See drawing (S1).
Donated to King's Lynn Museum (KILLM : 1992.434).
Information from (S2) and (S3).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 8 September 2015.

Grid reference corrected from (S4).
E. Rose (NAU) 30 January 1981. Information from (S3).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • PALSTAVE (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Illustration: [Unknown]. [Unknown]. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy flanged palstave. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Grimston.
<S3>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S4>Map: King's Lynn Museum. KLM 6 inch Record Map.

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