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Sir John Evans's Collections of Artefacts


Bronze Age Hoard

Country of Origin: Britain

Description: Bronze Age 'hoard' including axes, a dagger, knife, hammer, two anvils, a ferrule for a scabbard, a fragment of a bronze bracelet and a whetstone.


Object Period: Bronze Age

Provenance: Isle of Harty, Kent

Museum Accession No.: AN1927.2490-2519

Aquisition History: Purchased at auction by Sir John Evans. Presented to the Ashmolean Museum by Sir Arthur Evans in 1927.

Other Information: This hoard contains the stock in trade of a bronze founder.

Further References / Links:

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of London, 2nd Series, Vol V, (1873).

John Evans, The Ancient British Bronze Implements, Weapons and Ornaments of Great Britain and Ireland, (1881).

The Victoria History of the County of Kent, I, (1908).