Record Details

NHER Number:4918
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age rapier


A Bronze Age copper alloy rapier with a very long narrow blade and three ribs was found.

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Full description

Copper alloy rapier 66cm (25.8 inches) long. Very long narrow blade with three ribs, the two side ribs following the curve of the edges. Down each side runs a hollow bevel; hilt plate widely notched. The edges are much injured.
See (S1) and (S2).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • RAPIER (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.
---Publication: Evans. [unknown]. p.9 316.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Feltwell.
<S1>Serial: 1893. Cambridge University Reporter. p 4872.
<S2>Publication: Fox, C. 1923. The Archaeology of the Cambridge Region: a topographical study of the Bronze, Early Iron, Roman, and Anglo-Saxon Ages, with an introductory note on the Neolithic Age. p 56; Pl VII.17.

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