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Record ID: DEV-D8584D
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Devon
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A light grey brown flint discoidal "thumbnail" scraper of Late Neolithic- Early Bronze Age date, probably dating to c. 2700-1600 BC. There is some evidence of semi-parallel long, semi abrupt retouch, particularly on the left dorsal margin, becoming longer and larger at the proximal end before reverting to finer retouching along the right dorsal margin. The dorsal face is marked by a removal scar, wtih three clear flakes being struck from the proximal end of this face. There is a large bulb of percussion on the ventral face. There are some very small dots of a grey white patina on both …
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th November 2018
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Record ID: NLM-D6A702
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Lincolnshire
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Grey flint debitage. A small irregular chunk with flakes and chips removed by multangular working, the majority of which was executed from the dorsal aspect. Suggested date: Early Bronze Age, 2350-1600 BC, Length: 25.9mm, Width: 21.3mm, Thickness: 8.9mm, Weight: 4.84gms
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Low Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-5B2936
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lincolnshire
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A flint arrowhead with tang dating from the Early to the Middle Bronze Age, about 2400 BC - 1000 BC. It is formed on opaque light brown flint with some white patination. It is flat on one side and slightly concave on the other. It is 53mm long, 31.5mm wide 10.0mm thick and 12.8g.
Created on: Friday 9th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Reepham area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WREX-2FA13A
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of a copper alloy spear tip.Very heavily corroded and worn but from the upper part of the blade above the socket. All diagnostic features are lost but likely to be later middle to late BA in date (c. 1500-700BC). Length: 22.9mm; width: 23.4mm; thickness: 7.7mm; weight: 8.9g
Created on: Wednesday 7th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Whittington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WREX-2F96A5
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Shropshire
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Copper alloy socketed and looped spearhead of Middle Bronze Age date (Acton Park II) c. 1400-1350BC. It appears to be a Davis' (2012) Group 3, ribbed kite blade, Type 3B.There is a high central rib on the blade that runs all the way to the point, the tip of which is diamond shaped in section. The socket is circular in section with two lentoid loops (one either side). Total length: 134mm; blade length: 86.1mm; blade width: 35.7mm; blade thickness (inc. central rib): 12.2mm tapering to 3.8mm at the tip; length of loops: 20.3mm; width of loops: 6.6mm; external dia. of socket: 20.2mm; int…
Created on: Wednesday 7th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Whittington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-2A09D7
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Oxfordshire
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A fragment of cast copper alloy socketed axe, dating to the Late Bronze Age c.1000 - 800 BC. The rim has a plano-convex profile and is 7.8mm thick. The lug aperture has a flattened oval shape; the lug itself is 9.7mm wide. The interior surface is rough. There is a prominant casting seam along the mid part of the fragment.
Created on: Wednesday 7th November 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 7th November 2018
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Record ID: BH-AED714
Object type: MINIATURE OBJECT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Hertfordshire
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An incomplete miniature copper-alloy object, possibly an axe dating from the Late Bronze Age to Roman period (c. 1200 BC - AD 400). The axe is wedge shaped and sub-rectangular in cross-section with one wedge shaped end and the other end rounded. One face is flat while the other is concaved. One of the long edges is damaged in the form of an irregular triangular notch. There are no signs of decoration but there are small patches of a black coating on one of the edges. The rest of the object has a mid-green patina. The object measures 34.5mm in length, has a maximum width of 19mm and a m…
Created on: Thursday 1st November 2018
Last updated: Friday 2nd November 2018
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Record ID: WMID-98FD35
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Shropshire
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A fragment of a copper alloy socketed spear dating to the Middle to Late Bronze Age (c. 1500-800 BC). The object is lentoid in cross-section, with a central rib running vertically along both faces. One wing is fairly well preserved and the opposing wing shows some damage. The tip of the spear has broken away in antiquity. There is also a worn break at the opposite end exposing a hollowed centre. The spear has a dark to mid green patina. Similar examples recorded on the PAS database include: SUR-A9688B; BH-D97683; and LIN-75113B. The overall dimesnions are as follows: 30.64mm in leng…
Created on: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 7th November 2018
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Record ID: BERK-84B42C
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: West Berkshire
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An incomplete section of a cast copper-alloy palstave axe dating to the Midde to Late Bronze Age (1500-1150 BC). The fragment is the butt end of the palstave. On either side of the main body the sides form rasied flanges, consistent with a bronze age, palstave axehead (c.1500-1100BC).
Created on: Tuesday 30th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 5th November 2018
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Record ID: BH-1BFA1F
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Hertfordshire
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A fragment of copper-alloy Bronze Age axe, probably of the palstave type, dating to the period 1600-1100 BC. The fragment comprises part of the splayed blade and a rectangular portion of its body still in tact. The cutting edge is flared and curved, though one of the pointed tips is damaged. The fragment is rectangular in cross-section and triangular in profile. The blade thins gradually from the break to the cutting edge, within which is a sub-rectangular shaped hollow section exposed by the break. The object measures 46mm in length, 25mm in width and 12.5mm in maximum thickness. It w…
Created on: Thursday 25th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 2nd November 2018
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Record ID: WAW-199132
Object type: CHISEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Late Bronze Age copper alloy tanged chisel, probably dating to c. 1150-600 BC. The chisel is incomplete as the tang is missing. The blade is a elongated sub-triangle with concave sides and a convex blade edge. The corners of the blade are flared outwards and are abraded and therefore rounded. The blade as it tapers becomes rectangular in section. At the tip there is an integral rectangular sectioned collar with a fragment of the integral tang protruding from the upper edge. The break of the tang is not recent. There are no signs of decoratio. The surface of the chisel has a incomple…
Created on: Thursday 25th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 26th October 2018
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Record ID: LEIC-02A485
Object type: CASTING WASTE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
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Prehistoric or Roman? copper alloy casting sprue, 17mm long, 16mm wide and weighing 4.71g. The object has a flat urregular circular terminal 17mmx14mm which has a rough upper surface. Below this is a rectangular shaped and sub rectangular cross sectioned projection which tapers in width at its base, terminating in a point. The object is similar in form to LEIC-E3FCA7 and LVPL-F0EBE9 and WILT-EE8A7B, all undated, but it bears a resemblance to both Bronze age and Roman examples recorded here.
Created on: Wednesday 24th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 29th October 2018
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Record ID: CORN-F6B541
Object type: INGOT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of a cast copper alloy ingot which would have originally been circular in plan and plano-convex in profile. This fragment is square in plan, triangular in profile, and rhomboidal in section, as it comes from one edge of the original ingot. Plano-convex ingots like this one were used during the Late Bronze Age, c.1150-700 BC. The surface of the ingot is pitted where air bubbles formed during the casting process. There are dark green and coppery brown areas and light green patches of bronze disease. Similar ingot fragments have been found in metalworkers' hoards in Cornwall dati…
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 24th October 2018
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Record ID: LEIC-F317D2
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axe collar fragment, 22mm in length, 20mm wide and 4mm thick with a weight of 6.08grams. The object is sub rectangular in form and cross section and has a curved profile. Its complete edge has a rounded D shaped cross sectioned collar on the outer surface, 2mm thhick and wide. Below this is a narrow linear depression. There is a second rounded collar 4mm wide, 11mm in from the first. To the left of the object (as shown) is a distinct casting seam running the length of the fragment.
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 24th October 2018
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Record ID: SF-F056FA
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A knapped flint scraper of the Bronze Age period, dating from 2500-1000 BC. It has been manufactured on a secondary flake of a blueish grey flint.It is oval in plan; the ventral face has a visible bulb. There is a band of yellowish grey cortex running from the platform of percussion along one of the side of the scraper. The dorsal face is slightly concave due to knapping process. All the edges, apart from the platform of percussion, have abrupt short scaled retouch. Length 38.30 mm Width: 39.26 mm Thickness at the centre: 17.51 mm Weight: 26.25 g
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hinderclay', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-EFE16D
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Norfolk
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A knapped flint scraper of the Bronze Age period, dating from 2500-1000 BC. It has been manufactured on a secondary flake of a light grey flint. It is D-shaped in plan and it still bears a large part of the greyish beige cortex on the dorsal face, while the ventral face is slightly convex with ripples and bulbar scar. The curved edges of the dorsal face have semi-abrupt short scaled retouche. Length 41.29 mm Width: 60,75 mm Thickness at the centre: 17.81 mm Weight: 45.13 g
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Trowse with Newton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-EFA185
Object type: CHISEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Hampshire
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A Middle or Late Bronze Age copper alloy chisel dating to c.1600-701 BC. The blade is corroded, rectangular in section with a tapering pointed tang and bends towards the flaring sub-crescentic blade. Length 80mm. Width 22.2mm. 3.9mm thick. Cf. Inventaria Archaeologica (1954) G.B.6, no.5 and NMS-5EB338 on the database.
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Monday 5th November 2018
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Record ID: KENT-EE8649
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Bronze Age (c.1500-800 BC) spear tip. Description: The tip of a bronze spear broken at an historic break from the main part of the spear head. It is sub-triangular in plan, with a broad flat central longtitudinal rib on both surfaces. The tip is solid.and tapers to a point, the edges are intact and sharp. The surfaces have a typical green patina. Measurements: length: 28.29mm, width at break: 15.24mm, at tip: 2.5mm, thickness on rib: 4.45mm, along the edge: 1.36mm, weight: 4.95g. Discussion: Type or classification as well as narrow the date is not possible due to smal…
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 24th October 2018
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Record ID: SF-DE20CC
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper-alloy axehead of the Bronze Age period, dating to c. 1500-1100 BC. It is a fragment of the blade; it is quadrangular in plan and three of the four sides have old breaks now worn. The fourth side, which is the cutting edge, it is slighlty curved and thinner. Either faces of the cutting edge have a curved blade facet. The fragment is heavily worn. Length: 22.44 mm Width: 27.08 mm Max thickness: 7.28 mm Weight: 12.23 g
Created on: Monday 22nd October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hinderclay', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-D9AFD8
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Wiltshire
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A complete flat copper alloy barbed and tanged arrowhead, 37.1mm in length, with a triangular shape, a flattened but slightly lozengiform profile and low central rib. The tang is 14.7mm in length. One barb is bent. Circa Middle to Late Bronze Age (1300 BC to 800 BC).
Created on: Monday 22nd October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: SUR-C60B4D
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Bronze Age barbed and tanged flint arrowhead of Sutton B Type, dating to the Late Neolithic to the Early Bronze Age (c.2500-1500 BC).
Created on: Sunday 21st October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: WMID-9C56B8
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Shropshire
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A fragment of a copper alloy spear tip or blade fragment dated to the Middle to LAte Bronze Age (c. 1000-800 BC). The fragment is sub-oval in section and sub-triangular in plan. The blade tapers from a worn break to the tip where the very tip of the blade has broken away. The cutting edges are chipped and worn. There is a central mid-rib apparent on one face of the balde but not the reverse face. The object has a mid-green patina. The overall dimensions are as follows: 47.05mm in length, 23.05mm in width, 4.12mm in thickness and 16.43g in weight.
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Worfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NARC-85E2F5
Object type: CASTING WASTE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Warwickshire
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A copper alloy casting jet of Late Bronze Age date (1000-800 BC). The object is composed of two conical sprues or flashes with an ovate in plan, the projections are triangular in profile. Casting jets are waste products which form at the top of a two-piece clay mould when the molten metal has filled the object-shaped void below and around the gate piece which had two conical apertures. As they represent re-usable metal, they were often retained and regularly turn up in base metal hoards of the period; see, for example, Treasure case 2006 T36, from Devon. Length: 36.56mm, Width: 44.19…
Created on: Thursday 18th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th October 2018
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Record ID: LVPL-5B9AE9
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cheshire East
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An Early Bronze Age III - Middle Bronze Age I (1800-1500 BC) flanged axe head or axe shaped ingot, possibly water rolled, and unusual in its crudeness. Its uneven shape makes accurate measurement and labelling of areas difficult, but the thickest section is approximately 14mm at its widest pont, and the blade tip is an uneven 2-4 mm in fluctuation. The surface is pitted and appears to have delaminated; areas show different levels and kinds of corrosion, varying from predictable greens to a blueish tinge. The rear of the object is not bilaterally symmetrical but has a thumbprint-sized …
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'High Legh', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NARC-5B738E
Object type: HAMMER
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Northamptonshire
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A complete cast copper-alloy Socketed Hammer, of late Bronze Age date (1000-800BC). The object is rectangular in cross-section, and a tapering sub-rectangular in plan. The sides of the object are slightly bevelled. The hammer in section waisted, expanding into a flared undecorated collar at the socketed end. The socket mouth is sub-rectangular. The hammer tapers sharply from the socket toward the mid-point, before again flaring more gently toward the hammer face. The striking face of the hammer shows evidence of use-wear. The metal has a smooth dark green patina with areas of lighter …
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2018
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Record ID: NARC-5B60BD
Object type: RING
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Northamptonshire
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A complete copper-alloy Annular Ring of Bronze Age date (1000-800 BC). The object is circular, with a sub-circular interior, which measures approximately 16.85mm in diameter. It is covered with dark brown patina and is very smooth and shiny apart from several small areas of corrosion. Similar objects have been found in hoards with socketed axes, such as they example of Balmashanner Fort, Angus (Schmidt & Burgess 1981, plate 152), and YORYM-15AA2D TREASURE CASE : 2014 T442 and LANCUM-6F9525 TREASURE CASE : 2010 T227 Diameter: 30.56mm, Thickness: 7.15mm, Weight: 21.7g.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2018
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Record ID: SF-5A5BF1
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy socketed spearhead dating to the Middle Bronze Age, c. 1550-1250 BC. This example is of Davis' group 6-'Developed side looped spearheads', probably belonging to the Acton Park or Taunton metalworking phases. The base of the socket is missing along with the edge of one blade wing, but otherwise the spearhead is preserved intact. The socket itself is circular sectioned and extends into the head of the spear for a short distance before becoming solid, retaining most of one socket-loop at its irregularly truncated end. The latter has a broadly lozengiform lo…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 24th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Playford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-0B8FDA
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A fragment of a ceramic vessel dating to the early Bronze Age, c.2,400-1,200 BC. The fragment is sub-rectangular in plan and section. Breaks form all edges of the fragment and no indication of the complete vessel form has survived. The pot fabric is black in colour, indicating that it has been highly reduced, and is soft with frequent quartz inclusions. The outer surface of the fragment is decorated with twisted cord impressions forming two parallel lines with several adjacent thinner lines on either side of them, almost giving the impression of cross-hatching. The indentations are cre…
Created on: Friday 12th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd October 2018
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Record ID: WILT-0A1E21
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a Middle or late Bronze Age copper alloy spear head, probably dating to c. 1550-800 BC. The surviving fragment comprises of the mid-rib, circular in cross section and tapering from the top of the socket to the point, which is lost to abrasion. Vestigial remains of highly abraded wings project from either side of the rib. Dimensions: length 34.5mm; width 14.4mm; thickness 9.7mm; weight 12.20g. The presence of a midrib would suggest a date in the Middle or Late Bronze Age (Davis 2016; 2017).
Created on: Friday 12th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 12th October 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-F4A2BC
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A fragment of a copper-alloy Bronze Age socketed axehead (c. 1100 - 800 BC). Only the cutting edge remains. The fragment is sub-rectangular in plan, sub-rectangular in profile, and triangular in section. The fragment is hollow with an internal triangular recess tapering to a point towards the cutting edge. The edges and faces of the axehead fragment are smooth and precise. The break is uneven and runs diagonally down the body of the axehead. Unfortunately not enough remains of the axehead to be able to identify it more precisely or attribute a closer date. The metal has a green patina…
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd October 2018
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Record ID: CORN-F1EEDC
Object type: INGOT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of a cast copper alloy ingot which would have originally been circular in plan and plano-convex in profile. This fragment is square in plan, triangular in profile, and rectangular in section, as it comes from one edge of the original ingot. Plano-convex ingots like this one were used during the Late Bronze Age, c.1150-700 BC. The surface of the ingot is pitted where air bubbles formed during the casting process. There are dark green and coppery brown areas and light green patches of bronze disease. Similar ingot fragments have been found in metalworkers' hoards in Cornwall dat…
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 24th October 2018
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Record ID: BH-E1E7E6
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy fragment of a blade, possibly a rapier, dating to the Bronze Age (c. 1500-1200 BC). The fragment is rectangular in plan and lozenge-shape in cross section - this being typical of the Bronze Age. The edges of the blade are narrow, rounded slightly and uneven, with minor patches of damage in places. The corners are also rounded. The shape of the blade is not quite parallel with one end being slightly wider than the other, but overall it has a relatively even profile. Both surfaces have a mid-brown patina while the edges are a mid-green. The blade measures …
Created on: Wednesday 10th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 26th October 2018
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Record ID: WILT-E14BAE
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Middle Bronze Age Socket and looped spear head, now in two parts (see also: WILT-E1266C) probably dating to 1550-1250 BC. This fragment comprises of the lower socket, circular in cross section and tapering towards the point, now lost, and with flatened attachment loops projecting from either side, these are sub oval when the spear head is viewed in profile. Dimensions: length 41.7mm; width 19.8mm; diameter of mouth 16.4mm; weight 18.47g. The fragment fits with another (see: WILT-E1266C), although the relative condition of the fragments and breaks would suggest that the…
Created on: Wednesday 10th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th October 2018
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Record ID: WILT-E1266C
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Wiltshire
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An incomplete Middle Bronze Age Socket and looped spear head, now in two parts (see also: WILT-E14BAE) probably dating to 1550-1250 BC. This fragment comprises of the upper socket, circular in cross section and tapering towards the point, now lost, and with the wings of the blade projecting from either side. These are relatively flat in cross section, with the more complete tapering to a point at the edge. In plan the wings appear to have been relatively elongated, with a rounded base, although they are too incomplete to be certain of their form. Dimensions: length 34.1mm; width 25.8m…
Created on: Wednesday 10th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th October 2018
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Record ID: WMID-DCF864
Object type: SWORD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragment of a copper alloy sword blade probably dating to the Middle to Late Bronze Age (c. 1100BC - 800BC). The fragment is sub-rectuangular in plan and elongated lozenge-shaped in cross-section. The central mid-rib is defined on either side of the rib by a vertical line, occurring on both faces, before tapering towards the cutting edges. The cutting edges show signs of wear. The fragment is terminated by worn breaks at the top and bottom of the blade. The object has a dark green patina. The overall dimensions are as follows: 27.83mm in length, 37.58mm in width, 7.06mm in thicknes…
Created on: Wednesday 10th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
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Record ID: WILT-CB7CBE
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small cast copper alloy fragment of probably Prehistoric to Roman date, possibly a fragment of a Bronze Age socketed tool, probably dating to c. 1200 BC - AD 410. A sub-rectangular fragment of copper alloy, with a grey-green patina and worn breaks on all sides. The fragment has an 'L'-Shaped cross section. Dimensions: length 15.4mm; width 9.3mm; thickness of fragment 5.6mm; thickness of wall 2.7mm; weight 1.91g.
Created on: Tuesday 9th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 9th October 2018
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Record ID: SUR-B18408
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a cast copper alloy leaf-shaped spearhead dating from the late Middle to late Bronze Age, 43.0mm in length and 13.8 maximum width, with a dark brown patina. The blade has a prominent mid-ridge, with a rounded trapezoidal cross section. There is a void, possibly a casting flaw, within the spine revealed at the break. The spear was probably a socketed and pegged type as per WAW-C65A09. Circa 1100-600BC,
Created on: Monday 8th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 9th October 2018
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Record ID: NMS-5EDED4
Object type: CASTING WASTE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Probable Bronze Age copper alloy casting jet. Oval, flat upper face (31mm x 25mm, height 21mm), obliquely anged lower face with the stumps of one runner. Weighs 35.79g. c.2,500-701 BC.
Created on: Thursday 4th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 4th October 2018
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Record ID: NMS-4DE0A9
Object type: SWORD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Bronze Age copper alloy Cherwell variant Ewart Park sword dating to the period c. 900 - 800 BC. Octagonal-sectioned socketed handle with two rivet holes positioned on the long axis on each face, now filled with corossion product. Within the socket is a fragment of wood, traces of a white substance, possibly adhesive and a ring of corrosion product running around the mouth. The handle tapers slightly from a width of 25.5mm to 21.5mm before expanding into the shoulders to a maximum width of 42.1mm. The junction between the integrally cast blade and the hilt is stepped on both faces,…
Created on: Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 4th October 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-3781B6
Object type: FLAT AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Early Bronze Age (2350 - 2050 BC) small, perhaps miniature, copper alloy flat axehead of type Migdale. It is triangular in shape with expanding sides (perhaps slightly concave) and a convex cutting edge. The butt end is also rounded. In long profile, the axehead has a lenticular cross-section. This is also visible at the cutting edge, but the cross-section at the butt end appears rectangular, the sides being higher. A very small amount of original patina survives close to the cutting edge on one face; this is browny-green in colour and slighty pitted/ rough to touch. The remainder o…
Created on: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Froxfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-35162E
Object type: PALSTAVE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Middle Bronze Age (1500-1150 BC) copper alloy palstave axehead of uncertain type, consisting of the blade end only, the (old) break being a short way beneath the stop. The blade is triangular in shape, with a deeply bevelled (c.16mm) and expanded cutting edge, lightly damaged all the way along. The sides of the blade are in-curved with numerous narrow, diagonal hammer blows apparent on one edge; the other edge has corrosion product and areas of flaking and it is harder to be certain. A smoothed casting flash is visible along both. The cross-section at the break is sub-rec…
Created on: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stroud', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-E35ED9
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Grey flint with cortex patches, scraper. A thick chunk with large broad parallel flakes struck from its dorsal side by hard hammer, and with its opposite side [not here characterised as ventral as cortex remains on both the sides] stripped by multangular hard hammer working similarly removing large parallel flakes. The appearance of finer retouch probably arises from edge-on impacts and localised crushing of edges may arise from use of the tool. Suggested date: Early Bronze Age, 2350-1600 BC. Length: 51mm, Width: 48.9mm, Thickness: 19.8mm, Weight: 59.72gms
Created on: Friday 28th September 2018
Last updated: Monday 1st October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-E2C0A7
Object type: PALSTAVE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper-alloy looped palstave dating to the middle Bronze Age (c. 1300 - 1150 BC). The object is broadly lozenge-shaped in section. It has a narrow, elongated blade which widens and narrows to the cutting edge, and a rectangular septum at the other end, with raised sides. There is a loop to one side at the juncture between blade and septum. The object has a worn, dark-brown surface with patches of green copper corrosion. It is 178.0mm in length, 53.4mm in width and 34.1mm in thickness. This type of palstave is typically dated to the middle Bronze Age on analogy with excavated examples.…
Created on: Friday 28th September 2018
Last updated: Saturday 29th September 2018
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Record ID: SOM-CBD0F7
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age fragments of tertiary flint implements. The fragments are trapezoidal in shape and are worked bifacially. One fragment is of translucent pale grey flint with a covering, stepped and low angle retouch on one side and semi-abrupt on the other; it has slightly convex faces and is transversally broken at the proximal end. The second fragment is of translucent pale brown flint with a covering, sub-parallel semi-abrupt retouch all along, except for the proximal end wheer there is a transverse break; it has considerably convex faces giving a pointed oval…
Created on: Thursday 27th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 9th November 2018
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Record ID: NLM-C8B42D
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Grey flint scraper, as kindly identified by the finder. A small thumbnail scraper, with a broad convex flake struck from its dorsal side and with a bulb on the ventral surface. Misty white patina has developed over the object, and is removed by very short abrupt retouch executed from the ventral aspect. This may indicate the reuse of a small fragment of debitage. Suggested date: Early Bronze Age, 2350-1600 BC. Length: 18.4mm, Width: 18.8mm, Thickness: 5.4mm, Weight: 2.15gms
Created on: Thursday 27th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 27th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-C89196
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Grey flint with cortex spot, possibly collected from the East Coast; debitage, as kindly identified by the finder. Thick flake with scars from hard hammer trimming of its dorsal surface and with a bulbar ventral surface. Suggested date: Early Bronze Age, 2350-1600 BC Length: 34.4mm, Width: 34.5mm, Thickness: 11.5mm, Weight: 14.31gms
Created on: Thursday 27th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 27th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-B6A4E7
Object type: AWL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy probable awl dating to the Bronze Age period (c. AD 900-600 BC). The object is circular in section at its upper most point, widening at the middle and then narrowing to a square-sectioned and sharply pointed lower end. The circular sectioned and square sectioned ends are separated by a ridge below the widened middle. Comparable examples can be seen in Read (2001: 91) numbers 695 and 696. 696 in particular is closer in shape and has been suggested as a possible awl or a straw-splitter. The overall dimensions are as follows: 41.39mm in length, 6.69mm in thicknes…
Created on: Wednesday 26th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 26th September 2018
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Record ID: NLM-B5C66B
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Grey flint with limited recortification, scraper, as kindly identified by the finder. An irregular trapezoid flake with large parallel flakes struck by unidirectional invasive angled hard hammer working from the dorsal side, and with an irregularly fractured ventral surface. The reformation of cortex is interrupted by this working, which may suggest the reuse of a previously discarded chunk. Suggested date: Early Bronze Age, 2350-1600 BC. Length: 44.0mm, Width: 34.1mm, Thickness: 14.5mm, Weight: 23.60gms
Created on: Wednesday 26th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 26th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-8F3E56
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Six incomplete knapped flint barbed and tanged arrowhead dating to 2500 to 1500 BC. An incomplete knapped flint barbed and tanged arrowhead bifacially worked. It is sub-triangular and symmetrical in plan. It has two complete rounded ended notches in the base, flanking the central tang with a barb at either side. The tang is squared and slightly longer than the barb. The point is missing due to an old break. The arrowhead has invasive shallow parallel semi-abrupt retouch on both faces around the edges with unretouched area in the centre of both sides. The dorsalside has traces of corte…
Created on: Monday 24th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 9th November 2018
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Record ID: SOM-50218D
Object type: PENANNULAR RING
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold-plated copper alloy penannular 'lock ring' of Late Bronze Age date. The ring consists of a central core in copper alloy covered by sheets of gold: one on the front and the back of the ring and one on the inner side. This inner sheet is now detached from the core and irregularly folded, whilst the edges of the first sheet on one side are lifted. The gold sheet is decorated on both surface with seven concentric incised lines following the shape of the ring. The ring is C-shaped in plan with a gap of 2.7 mm. It is and triangular in cross-section, with a flat inner side, flat surfa…
Created on: Friday 21st September 2018
Last updated: Monday 24th September 2018
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Record ID: BERK-359D1B
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy fragment (tip section) of a Socketed spearhead, probably mid to Late Bronze Age c. 1500 - 700 BC. The socket is roughly sub oval in form and stops at 4 cm from the point. The side blades have been heavily abraded in the ground, loosing much of their shape and cutting edges. Now a dark black/green surface has been 'oiled', disguising the original patina.
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: SUR-267CEF
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy miniature flat axe or possibly a chisel, 59.5mm in length and dating to the early to late early Bronze Age (2050 BC- 1700BC). The axe has straight sides, expanding into a cutting edge, which is curved and 26mm across, with a cutting edge around 1mm thick. The butt end narrows to 15.1mm in width and is slightly convex. There are no flanges or other features. The profile of the axe is lenticular or an elongated pointed oval with a maximum thickness at the centre of 7.3mm. The surface is heavily pitted with the brownish-green patina of copper-alloy - suggesting a …
Created on: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 20th September 2018
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Record ID: BH-110C09
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two fragments of a cast copper-alloy Late Bronze Age (c. 1000-800 BC) socketed axe of South Eastern Class A. The larger fragment comprising roughly a quarter of the upper shaft is broadly trapezoidal in plan and wedge-shaped in profile. The axe has a double mouth moulding which is very worn. The surviving body of the axe is broadly rectangular with gently tapering sides. On one face there is a semi-circular shaped loop with an oval perforation infilled with deposition residue. The fragment is broken along the upper casting seam but unevenly along the other sections of the body. The fra…
Created on: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-0DD9E6
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Wakefield
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete knapped lithic barbed and tanged arrowhead of early Bronze Age date, c.2300 -1600 BC. The arrowhead is formed from a tertiary flake of white/grey flint which is bi-facially worked with covering, low angled removals on all surfaces. It is triangular in plan with two shallow notches in the base between the central tang and a barb to either side. Conygar Hill Type. The arrowhead is 44.7mm long, 35.1mm wide, 4.3mm thick and weighs 4.8g.
Created on: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 19th September 2018
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Record ID: BH-FB08EE
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Bedford
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper-alloy Late Bronze Age socketed spear dating to the period 1150-800 BC. The spear has a leaf-shaped blade that tapers towards the tip. The blade wings are bevelled, both of which are worn and damaged in places. The blade has a circular cross-section central rib running from tip to base, and wings that gradually expand before tapering inwards to connect to the socketed shaft. The shaft, which is circular in section, increases in diameter towards the open-ended terminal and has a loop halfway along each side made of a flat rhomboidal-shaped plate that sits in line w…
Created on: Monday 17th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 18th September 2018
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Record ID: NMS-BD8BD2
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early - Middle Bronze Age flint plano-convex knife dating to the period c. 2350 - 1500 BC. Hard hammer struck tertiary flake. It exhibits four narrow negative flake scars on the dorsal face. The ventral surface is missing the blub of percussion and exhibits a series of closely spaced conchoidal ripple marks. The distal end has been retouched on both the dorsal and ventral face, with three flakes removed from each face. One mesal edge exhibits prssure flaked semi-invasive, scaled semi-abrupt retouch. The flint is a mottled dark grey. See: Clarke, T.G.D, 1932, "The Date of the Plano-Con…
Created on: Friday 14th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th November 2018
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Record ID: KENT-9393A7
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of cast copper alloy socketed axe, dating to the Late Bronze Age c. 1000 - 800 BC. Description: The fragment represents part of the socketed end of the axe and is unevenly shaped. Part of the rimmed collar for the socket remains. Just after the rim there is a side loop to help secure the axe to its handle, which remains roughly to 50% to its original length. The fragment is dark green on the surfaces, its surface is also heavily pitted with some casting bubbles visible. All breaks are heavily worn suggesting they occured during antiquity. Measurements: 21.04mm long, 28.63…
Created on: Wednesday 12th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 13th September 2018
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Record ID: LEIC-7D0832
Object type: THUMB NAIL SCRAPER
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Neolithic to early Bronze age flint thumb nail scraper, 30mm long, 25mm wide and 10mm thick with a weight of 8.16g.. The object is oval in form and semi-circular in cross section. It has a clear bulb of percussion on its ventral surface struck from a flat platform. Its dorsal surface has invasive semi-abrupt scaled re-touch over most of its surface, becoming abrupt and stepped at the distal end.
Created on: Tuesday 11th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 11th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Melton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-7CE26E
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Bronze age axe fragment, 41mm long, 33mm wide and 9mm thick with a weight of 44.21g. The object is sub rectangular in form and cross section and consists of the curved splayed blade of an axe with a rectangular portion of its body still in tact. The object has a triangular shaped profile and is solid. Its form suggests it is a fragment of an early Bronze Age flat axe or a mid Bronze Age palstave.
Created on: Tuesday 11th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 11th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Melton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-7A5023
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A nearly complete cast copper alloy spearhead dating to the Middle Bronze Age (1400 BC - 1125 BC). The spear blade is leaf shaped, with loops incorporated into the base. This is known as a basal-looped spearhead. The blade is now broken into two pieces, roughly half way down with a diagonal break. Most of the outer edge of the blade is abraded, except around the tip where it is complete. The centre of the blade is divided by an expanding (tip to base) lozenge sectioned midrib. This midrib expands into the socket of the spear. Conjoined at the base of the blade are two oval shaped loop…
Created on: Tuesday 11th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 9th November 2018
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Record ID: LEIC-13A0FE
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Bronze age copper alloy arrowhead 18mm long, 13mm wide and 2mm thick with a weight of 1.12g. The object is sub triangular in form and ovoid in cross section. It is an almost complete barbed and tanged arrowhead, missing part of one tang. It appears to have been roughly cast and has a slightly bevelled edge on one face, suggesting one piece mould? Similar to WILT-807272 WMID-CE6A76 SF6680. .
Created on: Thursday 6th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th September 2018
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Record ID: NMS-105598
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Complete Middle Bronze Age copper alloy barbed and tanged arrowhead. Finely cast with multiple fine file marks on both faces which have chamfered edges to the blade and a shallow mid-rib. There is a slight casting-flash one one side of the pointed-oval sectioned tang. Traces of iron-staining over all. Length 54.5mm. Width 22mm. 3mm thick. Weighs 7.63g. 1275-1140 BC. A bronze arrowhead from the Penard hoard (a secure Bronze Age of c. 1275-1140 BC), was discussed in Archaeologica 71 (p. 138), where it was suggested that although the barbed and tanged form was used in flint from the Earl…
Created on: Thursday 6th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th September 2018
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Record ID: WMID-FEC1DD
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete probable Bronze Age flint scraper (c. 3500 BC - 800 BC). This implement is made on a primary flake. The striking platform and bulb of percussion are apparent on the ventral face. A small number of bulb scars are also visible. The dorsal face is partially covered with a light brown cortex. There are signs of retouching arlong the distal and medial edges. The removals are mainly long, scaled and low angled. The overall dimensions are as follows: 30.07mm in length, 20.75mm in width, 13mm in thickness and 8.63g in weight.
Created on: Wednesday 5th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 7th September 2018
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Record ID: SF-E488DB
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy unidentified object of Bronze Age to Roman date. It is sub-rectangular in plan and slightly dished in profile.One side is complete and has straight edges, while the other three are rounded and have old breaks now worn. The concave face has a circular punch right in its middle. Although the convex face is very worn and unclear, a circular beaded circular line is visible on the border. Length: 17.97 mm Width: 17.40 mm Thickness: 2.86 mm Weight: 3.85 g
Created on: Tuesday 4th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 5th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cotton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-D19DE3
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy strap fitting of possible middle Bronze Age to Iron Age date, c. 1600 - 100 BC. The object comprises a pointed ovate body with a D-shaped section which tapers in thickness from one end to the other. The upper terminal is swollen with a wide, rounded upper end which is decorated with two parallel incised D-shaped borders. The front of the swollen portion of the body has a central lozenge shaped recess extending from the point at which the two borders meet on the upper edge to midway along the front of the body. The recess is at its widest where the body bends fr…
Created on: Monday 3rd September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th October 2018
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Record ID: NMS-8210FE
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Small primary hard hammer struck flake, of unpatinated black flint with steep retouch to the right lateral edge viewed from the dorsal face formin the scraping edge, thick cortex extant to this face also. "Thumbnail" scraper, Early Bronze Age.
Created on: Thursday 30th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 30th August 2018
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Record ID: NLM-7CDDD3
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy socketed axe head. Cast socketed single looped axe head, lightly flared towards its crescentic curved cutting edge. The plain narrower upper and lower sides each bear a clear central mould line; the other broader sides are flat and plain. At c.50mm in from the cutting edge, narrow grooves of width c.4.5mm appear at the arises where flat sides meet, and these continue until 5mm before the edge of the socket. This appears square with rounded corners externally, framing a rounded aperture measuring 27mm in both directions and with a thickened triangular section border. A sing…
Created on: Thursday 30th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 30th August 2018
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Record ID: SUR-6A7DDA
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy fragment, 34.7mm in length and narrowing from 16.1mm to 11.9mm. The wide end is square and faceted; the remainded of the fragment has an asymetric trapezoidal profile, with a prominant ridge up to 4.6mm thick down one side of the front. The rear is flat and the object demonstrates a slight curve. The flat back and asymetrical profile suggest this to possibly represent a fragment of a Bronze Age tool such as a sickle or knife blade.
Created on: Wednesday 29th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 30th August 2018
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Record ID: SF-68AB45
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment originating from a large socketed and basal looped spearhead of later Middle Bronze Age date (c. 1400-1150 BC) belonging to Davis' group 8; 'elongated spearheads with incorporated basal loops' forms. This object can probably be assigned to the Taunton or Penard metalworking phases. Only the upper section of the spearhead survives, consisting the upper blade and point, probably representing less than a third of the original object. The lower portion of the body, side-loops and socket have been removed by means of a neat old truncation. The upper blade is triangular in plan, w…
Created on: Wednesday 29th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 30th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Euston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-6651AF
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragment of the tip of a Bronze Age axe . The fragment has a curved edge and a triangular profile. It is 21.5mm in length and 5.8mm wide with a heavy blue-green patination.
Created on: Wednesday 29th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 27th September 2018
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Record ID: SF-5574CA
Object type: FLAT AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete but somewhat corroded cast copper-alloy type Arreton developed flat axe, dating to the Early Bronze Age- c. 2000-1700 BC. The axehead is of broadly triangular form, with tapering undecorated sides demonstrating slightly raised shoulder flanges and a worn stop-ridge below the midpoint of the septum. Below this, the crescentic blade flares outwards prominently, thinning towards the cutting edge. Preserved in rather poor condition with relatively little of the original surface remaining, it measures 78.49mm in length, 14.67mm wide at its butt, 19.75mm wide by c. 9.5mm thick at …
Created on: Tuesday 28th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 31st August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bradfield St Clare', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-54B989
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of copper alloy palstave axe. The blade end only. The blade is rectangular in cross-section. The cutting edge is flared and curving. There is a slight curving ridge on both faces across the body of the axe, behind the cutting edge The blade thins gradually from the break to the cutting edge. Date: Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1000 BC. Dimensions:45.1mm x 50.8mm x 13.8mm. Weight: 126.16g.
Created on: Tuesday 28th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 7th November 2018
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Record ID: IOW-F356C5
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete probable later Prehistoric flint scraper (c. 3500 BC -c. 800 BC). This implement is made on a primary flake. It has a recent break which has removed the bulb of percussion and there is a hinge fracture at the distal end. The dorsal face is mostly covered with a grey cortex but has been retouched along the left side and the distal end. The removals are mainly short, parallel and low angled. The ventral face is flat. Length: 39.0mm; width: 37.8mm; thickness: 8.5mm. Weight: 15.28g.
Created on: Friday 24th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 24th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-C25A06
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of a copper alloy spear dating to the Middle Bronze Age (III) or Late Bronze Age (Wilburton, Blackmoor / Ewart Park phases. c.1200-750 BC). Only the final 29mm of tip survives. The tip is triangular in plan and is worn around all edges. The fragment comprises a raised midrib with a flat, incomplete wing extending from both sides. The tip has a mid-green patina with infrequent pitting and corrosion. The break at the base shares the same patination as the rest of the object.
Created on: Tuesday 21st August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 23rd August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Aswarby and Swarby area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-C07895
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Neolithic to late Bronze Age flint thermal flake, 4000 - 501BC. 39mm in length, 31mm wide and 13mm thick with a weight of 20.4grams. The object has a sub rectangular form and cross section. It has a dark brown patina.
Created on: Tuesday 21st August 2018
Last updated: Friday 24th August 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: IOW-BF3BE9
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete probable later Prehistoric flint scraper (c. 3500 BC -c. 800 BC). This implement is made on a primary flake with a striking platform. The dorsal face is mainly covered in cortex and has been retouched at the sides and along the distal edge. The removals are short, scaled and semi-abrupt. The ventral face has a percussion scar. The cortex is buff and the other surfaces are grey with creamy mottling. Length: 44.0mm; width: 43.3mm; thickness: 15.6mm. Weight: 31.83g.
Created on: Tuesday 21st August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 23rd August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-BE1915
Object type: PALSTAVE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Bronze age copper alloy palstave fragment, the object consists of the butt end and central portion of a palstave with a prominent stop ridge.
Created on: Tuesday 21st August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 28th August 2018
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Record ID: SUR-BC31BC
Object type: AWL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy stylus or awl, 36.0mm in length and 6.9mm in diameter. The object has a triangular shape with a circular profile and narrows to a point. The top end has a shouldered collar and a broken stump of shank or tang to mount into a handle.
Created on: Tuesday 21st August 2018
Last updated: Sunday 26th August 2018
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Record ID: SUR-BC1978
Object type: AWL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy tool, 41.4mm in length and 8.4mm in width. The object is curved and narrows to a point, with a flattened and sub-rounded cross sectional profile. Each broad side has two deeply incised grooves running along it, creating a pronounced central spine and lateral shoulders. The flattened end has a worn break, possibly from a shank or tang to mount into a handle. Possibly Bronze Age.
Created on: Tuesday 21st August 2018
Last updated: Sunday 26th August 2018
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Record ID: SUR-BBF938
Object type: AWL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Late Bronze Age awl dating to the period 1150 - 800 BC, measuring 63.4mm in length and 3.6mm in width. The object has a flattened and rounded sub rectangular cross sectional profile with flattened faces which taper into squared ends.
Created on: Tuesday 21st August 2018
Last updated: Sunday 26th August 2018
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Record ID: LIN-AD652B
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A looped and socketed copper alloy spear head dating from the Middle Bronze Age, about 1550 - 1250 BC. It seems to fit into Davis's Group 2 or Group 3 (2017). It has a triangular blade with ribs on each blade wing, and a prominant midrib, lozenge shaped in cross-section. The socket is circular in cross-section and the socket extends just into the base of the blade midrib. There is a side loop on each side of the socket, positioned very close to the end of the object, away from the blade. The spear has a smooth mid green with only slight pitting and corrosion. The spear head is 101mm l…
Created on: Monday 20th August 2018
Last updated: Monday 20th August 2018
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Record ID: SF-AA68CB
Object type: AWL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-allow Bronze Age awl, dating to 1150-700 BC. The shank has a square cross-section at its middle and it is double ended. Starting from the middle square cross-section it continues tapering towards a chisel-like and broken end, while on the opposite side it turns into an oval cross section ending in a incomplete tip. The chisel-like part is heavily abraded and slightly bent sideways. Cf with SF-C1752A on the PAS database. Length: 63.63 mm Width, at its centre: 4.23 mm Max thickness of the oval cross-sectioned part: 4.33 mm Max thickness of the chisel-like part:…
Created on: Monday 20th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Birdbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-A9CCBF
Object type: DIRK
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper-alloy Bronze Age possible dirk/rapier dating to 1500-1200 BC. It has a sub-rectangular shape in plan and tapers towards one broken end. It has a flattened lozange-shaped cross-section in its middle part. On both faces there is a longitudinal median ridge flanked by the broken and tapered blade edges. The ridge stops at 17.43 mm to the flared and broken end and forks sideways; this end is flat and sub-rectangular in cross-section. The surfaces are heavily abraded and dotted. Cf Rowlands (1976, part 2, pl. 42, no. 1838 and pl. 43, unprov.) Length: 47.42 mm Widt…
Created on: Monday 20th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Birdbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-5A5A3B
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Blade fragment of early Bronze Age flat axehead (c. 2400 - 1700 BC). The object is broadly triangular in form, widening and tapering slightly to a straight blade edge. It is very worn and pitted. The damage is predominantly abraded but there are some clean scrapes, possibly resulting from plough damage. The object is 54.55mm in length, 48.91mm at maximum width and 9.72mm in thickness. It weighs 70.78g.
Created on: Thursday 16th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 31st August 2018
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Record ID: SUR-54CB57
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Barbed and tanged flint arrowhead made from orange-brown flint, 22.1mm in length and 18mm wide. Shouldered point with squared tang and oblique barb. One barb remains, the other has broken off. Early Bronze Age, Sutton type (Butler, 2005: 165).
Created on: Thursday 16th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 17th August 2018
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Record ID: SUR-42CD37
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Flint piercer, 40.8mm in length. The tool is struck from orange-brown flint and demonstrates a single bulb of percussion to one side indicating manufacture from a larger struck flake. The body of the tool is 26.6mm wide and has been worked into a point which itself narrows from 10.1mm wide to 3.1mm wide. Bronze Age.
Created on: Wednesday 15th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 17th August 2018
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Record ID: DOR-3F8E48
Object type: AWL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy awl or gouge. The awl has an rectangular cross section. It tapers towards both ends from the centre. Both sides taper on all four faces and terminates in a sub circular sectioned point. One side is slightly bent upwards. Reference: Read.B, 2016, pg.99, no.694.Date: Possible late Bronze Age 900 BC to 600 BC. Dimensions: 67.2mm 5mm 4.6mmWeight: 7.42g.
Created on: Wednesday 15th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 7th November 2018
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Record ID: DOR-3F8141
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy facetted socketed axehead dating to 1000 BC - 800 BC. As we cannot see the collar the axehead can probably be classified as Meldreth type, Ewart Park phase of metalwork. The cutting edge is expanded and relatively undamaged. The sides are faceted, giving a six-sided cross section. The socket mouth is circular although the collar is missing. On the upper part of the axe is a D-shaped, oval sectioned (approx 8mm in depth) attachment loop, it is positioned unusually horizontally instead of vertically probably directly below the missing collar.Date: Late Bronze A…
Created on: Wednesday 15th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
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Record ID: IOW-15866D
Object type: PALSTAVE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Middle Bronze Age copper-alloy palstave (c. 1500 BC-c. 1150 BC). The blade and a small portion of the butt are missing. A break has occurred just below the stops. The septum, wings and stops survive. The septum has a maximum thickness of 8.6mm This palstave is corroded and green and has patches of a decayed dark green patina. The breaks are old. Length: 76.0mm; width at stops: 23.9mm; width at butt: 20.0mm; thickness at stops: 18.0mm. Weight: 139.14g.
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Monday 13th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-C6116B
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a Bronze Age copper-alloy, possibly of a socketed axehead. This fragment is irregular in plan and is possibly part of the mouth of the axehead. The outer face has an upper linear moulding of 5.1 mm in maximus thickness that narrows to 2.1 mm. Then is the remain of a transverse lower moulding. The back of the fragment is flat. The fragment has a dark green patina and the breaks are worn and old. It measures 24.5 mm in length, 18.7 mm in width, 5.1 mm in thickness and weights 8.39 g.
Created on: Thursday 9th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 12th October 2018
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Record ID: NLM-AC60FC
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Greenish brown flint with cortex spot; scraper. A small thick flake with broad flakes struck from all across its dorsal side and with similar trimming of a bulbar ventral surface; in both cases probably by multangular hard hammer strike. The cortex may have been retained as a butt. Suggested date: Early Bronze Age, 2350-1600 BC. Length: 27mm, Width: 28.5mm, Thickness: 9.9mm, Weight: 8.04gms
Created on: Wednesday 8th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 8th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BUC-819208
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper alloy late Bronze Age spear dating to c. 1000 - 801 BC. Only the tip end of the spear head remains. The fragment is sub triangular in shape, narrowing towards the tip of the spear, the tip of which is worn and broken. The fragment is lozenge shaped in cross section. Running down the centre of the fragment on both sides is a raised midrib. The blade edges have been worn and there are notches along both the edges. The blade has a dark green patina, and has patches of brown corrosion. The blade is 20.9mm in length, 12.9mm in width, and 2.8mm in maximum thickness. It…
Created on: Monday 6th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 14th August 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SF-2E161B
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete knapped flint barbed and tanged arrowhead of Green's 'Ballyclare' type, dating c. 2500-1500 BC. One barb, the tang and part of the tip are broken away, but otherwise it survives intact. Manufactured on a tertiary flake of fine-grained translucent blackish-brown flint, it is triangular in plan-tapering along its length to a sharp point. The surviving barb is squared off, though due to breakage the form of the tang cannot be ascertained. Covering bifacial pressure-flaked retouch has removed the entirety of the original flake surface on both sides of the object. Preserved in…
Created on: Thursday 2nd August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 2nd August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hemingstone', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-1B7C6B
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Grey flint with cortex scraper. A large oval flake with broad flakes struck from its dorsal side by multangular hard hammer strike. The ventral surface is smooth and slightly concave. Short abrupt retouch executed from the dorsal aspect follows a part of the curved edge, opposite either a striking platform or a flat butt. Misty patina has developed over all struck surfaces, suggesting the object has endured a period of exposure to a calcareous environment after its deposition. Where this is interrupted, it is by slight adventitious impacts. Suggested date: Early Bronze Age, 2350-1600 B…
Created on: Wednesday 1st August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 1st August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-062193
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An unidentified cast copper-alloy object, possibly dating from the Bronze Age to the Iron Age (c. 2350 BC to 43 AD). The object is sub-rectangular in shape and trapezoidal in cross-section. The inside edge of the object is concave and rounded, and extends, gradually thinning, to a thinner convex outside edge that is bevelled on one side and flat on the other. The object has a green patina. It measures 31mm in length and 17mm in width. The inside edge is 8mm thick, and the outside edge 2.5mm thick. The object weighs 14.30 grams.
Created on: Tuesday 31st July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
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Record ID: BH-05ED38
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An unidentified cast copper-alloy object, possibly a miniature axe dating from the Bronze Age to the Iron Age (c. 2350 BC to 42 AD). The object is trapezoidal in shape and sub-rectangular in cross-section. One end of the plate consists of a narrow sub-rectangular shank with a broken terminal. From here the plate gradually widens and flattens with concave outer edges to form a wide terminal with a narrow rounded edge. The upper and lower surfaces are plain and undecorated, though the entire object is covered by a green patina. The object measures 26mm in length. The narrow terminal meas…
Created on: Tuesday 31st July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
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Record ID: HESH-A05816
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Telford and Wrekin
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A cast copper alloy axe or knife blank / ingot of Chalcolithic / Early Bronze Age date (2450 - 2300 BC). The blank is oval in shape with the butt being rounded narrowed and tapered. In profile it is lentoid in shape and its cross section is a similar lentoid shape. The 'cutting' edge is rounded, from the external edges it tapers gradually until it forms a narrowed but rounded but. There is no sign of a stop ridge or any form of cast design. It is thickest at the mid-point. The surface of the blank is heavily eroded and corroded, small areas of original patinated surface survive but on …
Created on: Thursday 26th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wenlock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DEV-88E92D
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint scraper of probable later prehistoric date, c. 3,300-800 BC. Worked from a primary flake of grey-brown flint, with cortex covering all of those areas not exhibiting retouch. Crude removals struck from the proximal end have thinned the flake, removing the bulb of percussion. Short, semi-abrupt, scalar retouch is exhibited around the perimeter of the dorsal face, with the exception of the proximal end. Dimensions: length 41.7mm; width 45.2mm; thickness 12.5mm; weight 30.26g. It is impossible to date a single undiagnostic flint with confidence, however the crude knapping, la…
Created on: Wednesday 25th July 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th July 2018
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Record ID: SUR-830904
Object type: INGOT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Bronze ingot or cake fragment, 42.7g in weight and 33.4mm long. The object has a rough and unfinished surface with a green to blue-green patina and a plano convex to trapezoidal profile. One end is rounded the other has a pronounced step or edge which may be a break or suggestive of casting. The break is worn and clearly made in antiquity. Probably Bronze Age.
Created on: Wednesday 25th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 26th July 2018
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Record ID: SUR-7147F6
Object type: AWL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy object, likely an awl or tool of uncertain date. It has a very sharp pointed tip and a worn break at the opposite end (probably the base of a missing tang). The surviving pointed element is trapezoidal in profile, 55.6mm in length with a maximum width of 8.6mm. The object has distinct flat faces, with longitudinal grooves down two sides.
Created on: Tuesday 24th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 26th July 2018
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