BUC-249221: Roman spear

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Unique ID: BUC-249221

Object type certainty: Certain
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An iron spear head with a circular-sectioned socket. The blade is lozenge-shaped and flat. It is now bent where it meets the socket and the tip has been lost.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: retained by finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 43
Date to: AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 91.87 mm
Width: 21.59 mm
Thickness: 5.62 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 25th January 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Eleanor Ghey
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Wrought
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Sherington

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: retained by finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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