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|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Bronze Age palstave and spear, Burwell|
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- FINDSPOT (Early Bronze Age to Middle Bronze Age - 2500 BC to 1001 BC)
- HOARD (1) (Early Bronze Age to Middle Bronze Age - 2500 BC to 1001 BC)
- PALSTAVE (1) (Early Bronze Age to Middle Bronze Age - 2500 BC to 1001 BC)
- SPEARHEAD (1) (Early Bronze Age to Middle Bronze Age - 2500 BC to 1001 BC)
S1, Palstave and bronze spear found by Clarke of Burwell.
R1, The bronze spearhead has a blade similar to that of a dagger. It has a narrow tang attached to the base, which has a hole at the end.
R2, BA palstave and spear found in Burwell Fen.
R3. Possible Late Early Bronze Age hoard, consisting of 2 items, an Arreton type spearhead and flanged axe.
Sources and further reading
|R1||Article in serial: Greenwell, W. and Parker Brewis, W.. 1909. The origin, evolution and classification of the bronze spear-head in Great Britain and Ireland. Archaeologia 61 part 2: 439-72. |
|R2||Serial: Council for British Archaeology. 1962. CBA Group 7 Bulletin 9. 1|
|R3||Monograph: Pendleton, C.. 1999. Bronze Age Metalwork in Northern East Anglia. A study of its distribution and interpretation. p. 201|
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