BH-13F8D7: Bronze Age spearhead (fragment)

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Unique ID: BH-13F8D7

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A copper-alloy tip from a Middle to Late Bronze Age spearhead.

The mid-ribs are pronounced, creating a conical central section. From here, the sides taper towards the edges. The break is well patinated, having occurred in antiquity. The piece measures 30.5mm long, up to 15.7mm wide, 6.7mm thick and weighs 6.5g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 1150 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.5 mm
Width: 15.7 mm
Thickness: 6.7 mm
Weight: 6.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 22nd September 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Shaun Dicker
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 11/133 - 19

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Duxford

Spatial coordinates

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

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Updated: 7 years ago

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