Prehistory: Bronze Age Hoard

BronzeAge_SocketedAxe2Horse Traces and Socketed Axe Heads

Horse Trace

Socketed Axe Heads and Horse Traces

These bronze artifacts were found near Ashbury (near Weathercock Hill). From the composition of the hoard, it is most likely that they were left by a metal worker.

(courtesy of Vale & Downland Museum)

BronzeAge_SocketedAxe1aCloseup showing work hardened blade of axe-head

BronzeAge_SocketedAxe1Socketed Axe Head

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