LVPL-C8A39E: Bronze Age Spearhead

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SPEARHEAD

Unique ID: LVPL-C8A39E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A small cast copper alloy spearhead of the Acton Park or Taunton phase of the Bronze Age (1500-1300 BC), nearly complete with only the tip missing.

Extremes are as below. Across lugs:- 13.9mm. Widest part of blade:-15.4mm. Length of surviving blade 54.4mm, length of socket 39.1mm.. Thickness of blade 'flange':-1.3mm.

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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 1300 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 96.4 mm
Width: 15.4 mm
Thickness: 15.5 mm
Weight: 34.05 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd February 2019 - Sunday 3rd February 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Ben Jones
Identified by: Mr Ben Jones

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Temple Bruer with Temple High Grange

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: About one month ago
Updated: 23 days ago

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