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Havering Hoard: A Bronze Age Mystery at the Museum of London Docklands – 3 April to 25 October 2020

Havering Hoard site discovery (c) Archaeological Solutions Ltd

Something to look forward to in the new year is a major exhibition at the Museum of London Docklands in April 2020. The exhibition entitled Havering Hoard: A Bronze Age Mystery will feature the largest ever Bronze Age hoard to be discovered in London which was unearthed in Havering.

A total of 453 bronze objects dating between c.900 and c.800 BC have been uncovered during a planned archaeological investigation, with weapons and tools including axe heads, spearheads, fragments of swords, daggers and knives found alongside some other unusual objects, which are rarely found in the UK.

Havering Hoard (c) Museum of London

Because most of the weapons appear to be partially broken or damaged, the exhibition will offer some suggestions about why these objects ended up being carefully buried in groups close together.

Havering Hoard (c) Museum of London

Bronze Age finds of this type are very rare and the exhibition is a unique opportunity for Londoners to find out more about their ancestors. This exhibition is the latest of a long line of fascinating free exhibitions at the Museum of London Docklands.

 

Havering Hoard: A Bronze Age Mystery
Museum of London Docklands
Fri 3 Apr – Sun 25 Oct 2020
FREE

 

 


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