Poorly Located Find Spot record LKH 430 - Bronze Age haft flanged axe, Undley Common

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Summary

Haft flanged axe decorated with hanging swag. Formerly recorded as LKH MISC

Location

Grid reference TL 71 82 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL78SW
Civil Parish LAKENHEATH, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Haft flanged axe decorated with hanging swag. Stress (?) cracks near butt. Moulding seams on flange sides. Heavily hammered. Dark brown. Length 17.1 cms (S1), weight 532 grms (S1)(S2), 539.7 cg (S3). "Found near Mildenhall", "Mildenhall (Undley Common)", purchased 1900 (S3). Class I, group I flanged axe of EMBA, listed as both flanged axe and palstave by Rowlands (S4). Formerly recorded as Mildenhall Misc 14.

Formerly recorded as LKH MISC

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): Pendleton C, The Distribution of BA metalwork from NW Suffolk, BA dissertation, Nottingham, 1985, nu.
  • <S2> (No record type): National Bronze Implements catalogue, BM.
  • <S3> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Mildenhall, 1920-51.4.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Rowlands M J. 1976. The Organisation of MBA metalworking. numbers 285, 950.

Finds (1)

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:48AM

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