Poorly Located Find Spot record MNL 999 - Bronze Age haft flanged axe, near Mildenhall

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Summary

Bronze haft flanged axe with narrow blade. Formerly recorded as MNL MISC

Location

Grid reference TL 67 78 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Bronze haft flanged axe with narrow blade. Leaf shaped flanges ending in angular ridge just below stop ridge. Length 12.8 cms, weight 261 gms. Found `near Mildenhall' (S1). Class 1, group 2b flanged axe, incorrectly listed as IPSMG 1924.52 (S2) of EMBA (S1). Purchased by IPSMG in 1900 (S3).

Formerly recorded as MNL MISC

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): Pendleton C, The Distribution of BA Metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA dissertation, Nottingham, 1985, numb.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Rowlands M J. 1976. The Organisation of MBA metalworking. 281, plate 25.
  • <S3> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Mildenhall 1920-51.13,2,8, undated.
  • <S4> (No record type): National Bronze Implements Catalogue, BM, (ill).

Finds (1)

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:47AM

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