Record Details

NHER Number:9003
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age sword fragment


At sometime prior to 1963 a Bronze Age sword fragment was recovered from Wretham. The exact location and circumstances of its discovery are not known.

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Full description

Pre 1963. 'From Wretham'.
Late Bronze Age sword blade fragment.
Held by NCM.
Part of S. S. George Collection. See for comparison Bronze Age metalwork in NCM 1966/7, 26.
W. F. Milligan (NCM) 15 October 1982.

'Bronze implements from Wretham' noted in (S1)
R. R. Clarke (NCM) suggests includes this a palstave (NHER 9002) and also adds 'TCM'?) (TM).
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • SWORD (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. Wretham.
<S1>Article in Serial: Clarke, W. G. 1907. The Distribution of Flint and Bronze Implements in Norfolk. Transactions of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society. Vol VIII Pt III (for 1906-1907) pp 393-409. p 409.

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