Record Details

NHER Number:5822
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age looped palstave


In 1888 a Bronze Age ribbed palstave with a very pronounced stop ridge was found somewhere in Thetford.

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Full description

Ribbed bronze palstave (17.2cm long). Very pronounced stop ridge. Looped.
Held by Ashmolean Museum as part of the Evans Collection.
See (S1) (Clarkes Class IV).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • 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.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Thetford.
<S1>Article in Serial: Clark, J. G. D. and Godwin, H. 1940. A Late Bronze Age Find near Stuntney, Isle of Ely. Antiquaries Journal. Vol XX pp 52-71. p 66.

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