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Accessory vessel

In August 1870 the central barrow in a group of barrows at Upton Pyne was excavated by Reverend Kirwan. This little pot was one of the finds....

Cremation accessory vessel

This small vessel was excavated in 1868 from a barrow surrounded by a ditch. It contains the cremated remains of an adult or juvenile. The bones were recently radiocarbon dated. This...

Axehead

This axehead was made in a multi-part mould so that a hollow socket is formed. The handle of the axe can be fixed into this socket so it was less...

Palstave

The technology of this shape of axe developed from that of earlier Bronze Age flat axes. The addition of flanges made the blade stronger and helped attach it securely...

Palstave

The technology of this shape of axe developed from that of earlier Bronze Age flat axes. The addition of flanges made the blade stronger and helped attach it securely...

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