LANCUM-A39742: Spearhead

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Unique ID: LANCUM-A39742

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Iron spearhead, possibly dating to the roman period. The tip is missing, the blade of the spear has a central ridge running up both sides, making it look lonzenge shape in section. The socket of the spear which is hollow and circular in section is broken although the main shaft survives. The shaft tapers from the tip to the bottom, near were the shaft flares out to the blade there are three linear grooves.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 142 mm
Width: 13 mm
Thickness: 13 mm
Weight: 39.09 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2004

Personal details

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Identified by: Ms Faye Simpson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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