NMS-B7FBC7: Late Bronze Age razor

Rights Holder: Norfolk County Council
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Unique ID: NMS-B7FBC7

Object type certainty: Probably
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Fragment of Late Bronze Age razor, probably of Piggott 1946 Class I. Very flat eliptical section with slightly bevelled edges, rounded end and transverse break. None of the original cutting edge survives, the edges of the blade very thin and damaged. Surviving length 31mm. Width at break 28mm. Maximum surviving thickness 2mm.

Class: Piggott Class I

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 1000 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31 mm
Width: 28 mm
Thickness: 2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 24th June 2013 - Monday 24th June 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mrs Erica Darch

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 58498
Other reference: IND24062013ED

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Marham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7010
Four figure Latitude: 52.661065
Four figure longitude: 0.512204
1:25K map: TF7010
1:10K map: TF71SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Piggott, C.M. 1946 The Late Bronze Age razors of the British Isles

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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