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Iron spearhead with wood remains

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posted on 26.10.2021, 19:43 authored 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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