NMS-200E53: Bronze Age awl (1 of 2)

Rights Holder: Norfolk County Council
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AWL

Unique ID: NMS-200E53

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Two Late Bronze Age copper alloy awls, c.1000 - c.700 BC:

- incomplete, at the non-recent break the cross-section is rectangular. Beyond this it becomes round and tapers to a point. Weight 3.3g. Extant length 34.9mm. Width and thickness 4.1 and 3.8mm.

- complete, consisting of a short, round-sectioned part tapering to a pointed end and a tapering rectangular-sectioned tang. Weight 2.5g. Length 38.7mm. Width and thickness 4 and 3.8mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 1000 BC
Date to: Circa 701 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st April 2021 - Friday 1st October 2021

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 49046
Other reference: SBJB102021

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Uncertain

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: East Walton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7516
Four figure Latitude: 52.71335905
Four figure longitude: 0.58924055
1:25K map: TF7516
1:10K map: TF71NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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