Record Details

NHER Number:35688
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Middle Bronze Age axehead


Metal detecting recovered part of a Middle Bronze Age socketed copper alloy axehead. The internal construction of the axehead is unusual.

Images - none



Full description

Before 18 May 1998. Metal detecting.
Part of Bronze Age socketed axe (S1) with odd construction internally. Both cutting edge and mount missing. [1] suggests this may be an early example and dates to 1200 to 1000 BC, ie Middle Bronze Age.
See (S2).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 September 2000.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Holness, A.. 1999. Drawing of a Middle Bronze Age socketed copper alloy axehead.. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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