Record Details

NHER Number:23876
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age axehead

Summary

A Late Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axe with loop and ribbed decoration was found on the surface of the field.

Images

  • A Late Bronze Age socketed axehead made of copper alloy  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7745 0120
Map Sheet:TF70SE
Parish:GOODERSTONE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Spring 1987. Found on surface of field by [1].
Findspot verified by [2].
Late Bronze Age socketed axe with loop and ribbed decoration. In very fine condition with dark patina and shiny bronze in patches, (S1).
Identified by J. Wymer (NAU), June 1987.
Information from A. Rogerson (NAU).
J. Wymer (NAU), 27 July 1987.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: Finder's Map..
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Wymer, J.. 1987. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axe.. Paper. 2:1.

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