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RECORD-NUMBER
NWHCM : 1955.124 : A
CAPTION
ASSIGNED-NUMBER
124.955
NUMBER-OF-ITEMS
10+
IDENTIFICATION
SIMPLE-NAME
collection
OTHER-NAME
urn & awl & human bone
FULL-NAME
urn & awl & collared urn & human bone
CLASSIFIED-NAME
archaeology & containers
CLASSIFIED-NAME
archaeology & religion or ritual
CLASSIFIED-NAME
archaeology & tools and equipment
CLASSIFIED-NAME
archaeology & ecofacts
BRIEF-DESCRIPTION
Urn, awl, human bone, 3 Bronze Age decorated collared urns, 1 of which is unusual and dates to 1600 BC and the biggest of which contains the cremated remains of a man aged 30-40 and a single ended copper tracer or awl, from a barrow in Witton Woods, Witton
PRODUCTION
PERIOD
Bronze Age
DATE
1600 BC (unusual urn)
PERIOD
Bronze Age
FIELD-COLLECTION
FIELD-COLLECTION
FIELD-COLLECTION
PLACE
& Witton Wood & Witton & Norfolk & England
SITE-NAME
Witton Wood Barrow
LOCALITY-NUMBER
NHER : 6920
NOTE
TG 33 SW/33
METHOD
excavation
PERSON
finder : Turner, J.E., Mr
DATE
1954 = 1956
DESCRIPTION
MATERIAL
ceramic & bronze/copper alloy
COMPLETENESS
incomplete
LENGTH
: : : 48 mm (awl)
ACQUISITION
METHOD
gift
DATE
9.1955
NOTES
DOCUMENTATION-GROUP
DOCUMENTATION-GROUP
PERMANENT-LOCATION
, in store (please check with museum staff to view - see link below for contact details)
ADMIN-CATEGORY
curated by : Archaeology