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AN1836 p.122.22

Object typespalstave

Descriptionpalstave; low-flanged, broad-blade, rib decorated (Oxford type)

Part of the Burgesses' Meadow hoard, found in 1830.

Materials: copper alloy

Dimensions: 17.5 cm x 2.1 cm [length x width]

Date: Middle Bronze Age (Britain) (c. 1500 - 1150 cal.BC)

Period: Bronze Age (Britain) (c. 2500 - c. 800 cal. BC)

Associated Places: Burgesses' Meadow, Oxfordshire, England (find spot)

Acquisition: Presented by W. Kirtland, 1830.