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Spearhead

This spearhead seems to have been broken in the past and the two pieces buried together. In this way the object was ritually 'killed' and its power reduced....

Jar fragment

This pottery fragment was found on the site of a Bronze Age farm near Ottery St Mary. It is from the body of a jar or bowl and decorated with...

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...

Looped palstave fragment

This fragment (the browner part of the palstave in the photograph) is one of three Middle Bronze Age items found together by a metal-detectorist and declared as Treasure. The group...

Jar fragment

This pottery fragment was found on the site of a Bronze Age farm near Ottery St Mary. It is part of a large storage jar decorated with a ‘cordon’ of...

Casting jet fragment

This fragment (shown on the left of the photograph) is one of three Middle Bronze Age items found together by a metal-detectorist and declared as Treasure. The group consists of...

Looped palstave

This fragment (the greener part of the palstave the photograph) is one of three Middle Bronze Age items found together by a metal-detectorist and declared as Treasure. The group consists...

Jar fragment

This pottery fragment was found on the site of a Bronze Age farm near Ottery St Mary. It is part of a bucket-shaped jar and is decorated with cross-hatch lines....

Dagger

This is one of a group of finds excavated from a barrow in 1870. Such daggers had a blade riveted to wooden handles. They are often associated with burials containing...

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