Keys to the Past

Bronze Age pottery found at Broomhill (East Chevington)

Several Bronze Age pots found at Broomhill are now stored at the British Museum in London. The pots were buried in cists inside cairns by people as part of funeral rituals over 3000 years ago. The location of the cairns is not known.

Reference number:N5574
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of East Chevington


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