A 13-year-old girl uncovered a hoard of about 65 axes and other items on her third detecting trip in a field near Royston, Hertfordshire. Another hoard was soon located close by in an adjoining field.
Archaeologists excavated about 200 items from the adjacent sites.
The council said the hoards could be related, and both were being treated as potential treasure.
The items were being sent to the British Museum, where experts will examine them.
The first hoard, including axe heads dating from about 1300BC, was found in September by 13-year-old Milly, from Suffolk, who was detecting with her father.
When he dug out the first item, Milly said they joked it might be an axe – and it was.
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