NMS-2314D4: Unknown Spear

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Unique ID: NMS-2314D4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Iron spearhead, in quite firm condition but with part of the socket including the proximal end missing. The slightly bent leaf-shaped blade is narrow and elongated. Both its faces are flat, i.e. without a midrib. The socket is not split. Extant length 148mm. Width 17mm. The slenderness and the small size suggest the object is not a theatrical object, but that it may be "ethnographic", from somewhere outside Europe. The date is uncertain.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN
Period to: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 148 mm
Width: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 21st September 2013 - Saturday 21st September 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

Other reference: KLMD102013

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Lavendon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9152
Four figure Latitude: 52.15878544
Four figure longitude: -0.67116056
1:25K map: SP9152
1:10K map: SP95SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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