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A Bronze Age socketed axe found in Lincoln in 1824

Type and Period (1)

  • (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 801 BC)

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Full Description

A looped and socketed palstave of Bronze Age date found at Lincoln in 1824, much decayed at the top and the loop rotted. It is about three inches long, a second was found in 1828 (see PRN71109). Both objects are in Weston Park Museum, Sheffield. {1}{2}{3} A plain socketed axe found in Lincoln in 1824. It is in Weston Park Museum, Sheffield (accession no.J93.512). {4}

Sources/Archives (4)

  •  Index: SMR file cards for Lincoln. LINCOLN. No Ref.
  •  Index: Ordnance Survey. OS card index for Lincoln. LINCOLN. SK 97 SE: 21.
  •  Article in Serial: C.W. Phillips. 1935. 'The Present State of Archaeology in Lincolnshire: Part 2' in the Archaeological Journal. vol.92, p.173.
  •  Article in Serial: P.J. Davey. 1973. 'Bronze Age Metalwork from Lincolnshire' in Archaeologia. vol.104, p.74, Fig.13.136.


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Record last edited

Mar 21 2021 8:35PM


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