Poorly Located Find Spot record MNL 997 - Bronze Age socketed axe, near Mildenhall

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Summary

Socketed axe found at Mildenhall, illustrated with 2 pairs of 3 diverging ribs on each face, resembling wing faceted form (S1)(S2)(S3). 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

Socketed axe found at Mildenhall, illustrated with 2 pairs of 3 diverging ribs on each face, resembling wing faceted form (S1)(S2)(S3). Found `near Mildenhall' (S4) in 1900. Linear faceted socketed axe with loop. Faces decorated wth 2 groups of 3 diverging ribs terminating in 2 pellets with isolated central pellet. Edge damaged. 10.8 cms long, 186.29 gms, formerly Prigg then Evans Collection (S4)(S5)(S6). LBA 4/EIA 1 (S7). The drawings in (S1) and (S5)(S6) are not similar. Are these separate finds or a bad drawing/s?

Formerly recorded as MNL MISC

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk 1. 268, (ill).
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 23, 1937, (1), 79.
  • <S3> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Mildenhall BA.
  • <S4> (No record type): Evans J, The Ancient Bronze Implements, Weapons & Ornaments of GB & Ireland, 1881, 127.
  • <S5> (No record type): Pendleton C, The Distribution of BA Metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA dissertation, Nottingham, 1985, numb.
  • <S6> (No record type): National Bronze Implements Catalogue, BM, (ill).
  • <S7> (No record type): O`Connor B, BAR int, 91, 585.

Finds (1)

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:47AM

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