LEIC-79D1F4: Medieval copper alloy spearhead or arrowhead fragment

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Unique ID: LEIC-79D1F4

Object type certainty: Probably
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Late Bronze age copper alloy spearhead shaft, Length: 41 mm, diameter: 11 mm, weight: 11.97 grams. The object is sub rectangular in form and lentoid in cross section. It is hollow and has a circular interior void with its outer form tapering to points at the casting seams. It tapers slightly in width and becomes narrower in thickness as it widens. It is plain except for a linear horizontal nick across its casting seam, near its present base.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 1000 BC
Date to: Circa 700 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41 mm
Weight: 11.97 g
Diameter: 11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 15th August 2017 - Tuesday 15th August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
Identified by: Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Mr Peter Reavill

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: Cambridgeshire

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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