Knight, Matthew G and Chandler, Barry (2018) Two recent Bronze Age finds in Torquay Museum and their place in South West England. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society, 76. pp. 77-84. ISSN 0305-5795

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Abstract

Two pieces of Bronze Age metalwork have recently ben acquired by Torquay Museum: an Early Bronze Age axe and a Middle Bronze Age rapier. Both were found in the Broadsands area, Paignton. The form, function and a rol.e of the objects are analysed, and the landscape context in which they were deposited is considered. The axe is shown to be of a type previously unknown from the South West and is of a potentially exotic nature, whilst the rapier contributes to a growing number now known from Devon.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D051 Ancient History
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
Theme: Material culture: creation and use
Department: Scottish History and Archaeology (from 2012)
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2019 14:06
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2019 14:06
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/2426

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