BUC-6558A6: Iron pilum

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SPEAR

Unique ID: BUC-6558A6

Object type certainty: Probably
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An iron spearhead, possibly a pilum. This object has a 70mm long, pyramidal head, which broadens to 13mm across at the widest point. This narrows into an 8mm thick square sectioned shaft. This example is similar in shape and size to 1st century AD plium heads found at Hod Hill, Dorset (Manning 1985)

Class: Pilum,

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 220.5 mm
Thickness: 8.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 15th January 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron

Spatial metadata

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

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: with finder

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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