Record Details

NHER Number:8710
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age dirk


A Bronze Age dirk made of copper alloy.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 907 053
Map Sheet:TF90NW

Full description

Copper alloy dirk with rivetted butt 1 rivet remaining. (247mm long but once longer) 2 rivet notches at side of butt which is broken but could have had 2 more holes. Domed rivet. ?Thetford Class.
Exhibited Prehistoric Society, June 24 1936. BA index.

Finder marked site July 1970 in Washpit Field between pond and hedge.
E. B. Green (NCM).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 80 SE 19.
---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. Ashill.

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