Bronze Age hoard

Description
A Middle Bronze Age hoard which consists of palstave, a bracelet fragment and castling jet. The hoard was found by detectorists near Burlescombe. The style of the axe and bracelet probably dates the hoard to 1400-1300 BC which has been called the Taunton metal-working phase of the Bronze Age.
Accession Loan No.
25/2019
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Common Name
Bronze Age hoard
Simple Name
hoard
Full Name
hoard: palstave; bracelet; casting jet
Period Classification
Bronze Age (2600-700 BC); Middle Bronze Age (1600-1200 BC)
Production Year Low
1400
Production Year High
1300
Family Group

Material
copper alloy
Collection Site Name
Burlescombe
Collection Parish
Burlescombe
Collection Town
Burlescombe
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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