PUBLIC-A8019C: Late Bronze Age copper alloy spear

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-A8019C

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An incomplete Bronze Age copper alloy socketed spear, dating from the mid/late Bronze Age period. The spear is very worn, and would probably have been broader. The tip of the spear is blunt, as well as the blades. The blade wings are abraded and irregular, with the socket being broken, with small pieces of wood still inside. The damage to the socket may have occured before post-deposition, possibly from the result of action of some sort.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 1800 BC
Date to: Circa 900 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18 mm
Width: 56 mm
Thickness: 10 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Thomas Brown-Warr
Identified by: Mr Thomas Brown-Warr

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Threekingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0736
Four figure Latitude: 52.91078368
Four figure longitude: -0.41032641
1:25K map: TF0736
1:10K map: TF03NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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