Poorly Located Find Spot record WCB 090 - Bronze Age leaf shaped sword, said to have been found 14 feet deep in clay with a great number of human bones.
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|Grid reference||TM 12 66 (point) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||WETHERINGSETT-CUM-BROCKFORD, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (1)
Leaf shaped sword, said to have been found 14 feet deep in clay with a great number of human bones, from clay or sand pit. 25 1/2 inches long, engraved lines on hilt, two rivet holes and central square ended slot. Also said to have had remains of wooden hilt and scabbard attached when found. Was in collection of R Fitch (S1). In 1966 in Norwich Castle Museum (S3).
Formerly recorded as WCB MISC
- <S1> SSF50070 Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Wetheringsett BA.
- <R1> SSF6143 (No record type): Evans, J, The Ancient Bronze Weapons etc, 1881, 274, 282, fig 345.
- <S2> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM16NW16,.
- <R2> SSF9957 (No record type): J Brit Aarchaeol Ass, 15, 230 Pl XXIII Number 4.
- <R3> SSF50094 Bibliographic reference: Miscellaneous Bibliographic reference. Archaeologia, 73 (19922-3), 253-265, pl 46, fig 46.
- <S3> SSF50094 Bibliographic reference: Miscellaneous Bibliographic reference. BA Metalwork in Norwich Castle Museum, 1966, 22, fig 44.
- <R4> SSF9959 (No record type): J Brit Archaeol Ass 3, 1848, 254.
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Record last edited
May 21 2020 8:46AM