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Iron spearhead with wood remains

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posted on 26.10.2021, 19:43 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Iron lance or pilus head, length 27.3cm. Narrow straight sided blade of thick quadrangular section, joining socket without appreciable change in outline. Socket damaged but probably split: wood remains inside.

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Grave ID

Kingston Down Grave 173

Object ID

M6263

Catalogue Number

M 6263

Material

iron, wood, organic (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; iron, wood) (Antiquarian Material; N/A)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

spear head (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; lance) (Antiquarian Keyword; pilum)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

spear

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