WILT-344A4E:

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SPEAR

Unique ID: WILT-344A4E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a bent Bronze Age cast copper-alloy decorated socketed spearhead. The fragment broadly triangular in plan and lozengeform in cross section. The spear fragment tapers towards the point which has been bent, the tip of the spear curves towards the fragment. At the break the socket is visible. The sides are decorated with vertical grooves.

The spear is 36.1mm in length, 10.65mm wide, 7.1mm thick and weighs 6.26 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 1500 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36.1 mm
Width: 10.65 mm
Thickness: 7.1 mm
Weight: 6.26 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5338

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Idmiston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1935
Four figure Latitude: 51.11398006
Four figure longitude: -1.72994783
1:25K map: SU1935
1:10K map: SU13NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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