Poorly Located Find Spot record MNL 890 - Findspot of a Bronze-Age thin butted bronze flat axe

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Summary

Bronze thin butted flat axe (analysed by BM, May 1982, result unknown). 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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Full Description

Bronze thin butted flat axe (analysed by BM, May 1982, result unknown). Concave sides expand to curved cutting edge. Bright brass colour and small surface pitting, probably result of (unrecorded) conservation treatment. 11.7 cms long. No locality for find recorded, but purchased at sale of Sir Henry Bunbury's effects at the Manor House, Mildenhall on 18 March, 1932, so almost certainly from Mildenhall parish (S1)(S2). Possibly one of two recorded by Bunbury (see CRN 09288).

Formerly recorded as MNL MISC

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card ? Mildenhall 1932-49, undated.
  • <S2> (No record type): Pendleton C, The Distribution of BA metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA dissertation, Nottingham, 1985, numb.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:47AM

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