LVPL-91C9A3: Fragment of a Bronze Age sword or spear dating to c. 1500- 800BC

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SWORD

Unique ID: LVPL-91C9A3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Fragment of a Bronze Age sword or spear dating to c. 1500- 800BC. It has an oval cross section. The fragment is close to the end as the lower part is widening towards the handle. It has a brownish patina and some of the original surface has been lost through corrosion.

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 1500 BC
Date to: 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 34 mm
Width: 29 mm
Weight: 14.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th March 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

Primary material:
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: West Felton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ3527
Four figure Latitude: 52.836577
Four figure longitude: -2.966341
1:25K map: SJ3527
1:10K map: SJ32NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Updated: 7 years ago

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