Keys to the Past

Bronze Age Objects (East Bedlington)

A number of unusual objects were taken from the River Blyth in 1890. As well as many animal bones a Bronze Age spearhead and sword were found. Two human skulls were also recovered. This group of objects may have been deliberately put in the river for religious reasons.

Reference number:N12071
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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