Bronze Age hoard

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.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
copper alloy
Common Name
Bronze Age hoard
Simple Name
Period Classification
Bronze Age (2600-700 BC); Middle Bronze Age (1600-1200 BC)
Production Year Low
Production Year High

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hoard: palstave; bracelet; casting jet