Abercynon Bronze Age Finds  
The first known artefact to be found in Abercynon was a bronze socketed axe head which was found in 1874 near the present Abercynon Station which is now in the museum in Cardiff.

In 1981 a sword fragment was found on Ynysboeth Mountain dating back to the Bronze Age. It is on display in the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff.