NLM1113: Sword Fragment.

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Unique ID: NLM1113

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Fragment of a sword blade. blunt edges.


Checked by MF 2/2/17 following Sophie Catley. Image ref. added.


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 1000 BC
Date to: 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 71.4 mm
Width: 25.6 mm
Thickness: 16.8 mm
Weight: 63.51 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th October 1998

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Marina Elwes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM1263

Materials and construction

Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
To be known as: SOUTH KESTEVEN

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: Wednesday 16th December 1998
Updated: Thursday 2nd February 2017

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