Poorly Located Find Spot record LKH 496 - Findspot of a small Bronze-Age knife or dagger

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Summary

Small knife/dagger with two corner rivet holes, one incomplete and blade and hilt also damaged. Formerly recorded as LKH MISC

Location

Grid reference TL 7 8 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL78SW
Civil Parish LAKENHEATH, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Small knife/dagger with two corner rivet holes, one incomplete and blade and hilt also damaged. Length approximately 7.5 cms. Found in Lakenheath in or before 1923.
Possibly flat riveted knife-dagger of late EBA - early MBA (S1)(S2)(S3). Probably same as a bronze `exceptionally small dagger - blade with perforated expanding base' listed in `Additions to Museum, 2 December 1907 (S4).

Formerly recorded as LKH MISC

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): Pendleton C, The Distribution of BA metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA dissertation, Nottingham, 1985, numb.
  • <S2> (No record type): Fox Sir C, The Archaeol of the Cambridge Region, 1923, 54, plate 6.8.
  • <S3> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Lakenheath BA, undated.
  • <S4> (No record type): PCAS, 12, 1906-1908, 144.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:47AM

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