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    • Broad period: BRONZE AGE
    • Institution: LVPL
    • County: Shropshire
    • Object type: SPEAR

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Record ID: LVPL-C2FF53
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy socketed side-looped spearhead dating from the middle to late Bronze Age, (1500-800BC). The spearhead is almost complete. The head is leaf-shaped and the socket has a pronounced midrib. The mid rib is lozenge shape and extends to the base of the socket where it is slightly facetted rather than raised. The tip of the spearhead is thicker than the rest of the blade and there are re-sharpening marks around the edges of the wings. The edges of the blade has been damaged in most places. The string loops are narrow with oval central piercings. In profile they are oval (le…
Created on: Tuesday 10th January 2012
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2012
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Record ID: LVPL-B52337
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy (probably bronze) socketed spear (spear head) of Middle to Late Bronze Age dating (1500 to 800 BC). The spearhead fragment consists of the upper part of the spear, being broken at the top of the socket. The edges of the blade are lost. The spearhead fragment is broadly sub-triangular in plan and profile with a distinct bi-convex shaped cross section. The lower portion of the spearhead has been lost and the break is too high to include the cast side loops. The break at the base of the spearhead includes the top of the socket which is sub circular …
Created on: Thursday 22nd September 2011
Last updated: Thursday 22nd September 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-6CE375
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A middle Bronze Age sidelooped spearhead dating to c. 1300-1200BC. The socketed is slightly flared at its 'open' end, and 20.33mm in diameter, (internal 14.52mm). The loops, which are flattened, are situated roughly half way along the shaft. The head is leaf shaped. The socket is a pronounced mid-rib and the edges of the wings are chamfered. The max width of the wings, and spearhead, is 42.84mm. The outer edge of the wings are 1.58mm thick. The patina is a greenish brown and there is a small amount of corrosion on the wings. The side-looped spearhead dates to the Middle Bronz…
Created on: Tuesday 28th April 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL107
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Middle bronze age side looped spearhead with leaf-shaped blade.
Created on: Thursday 9th July 1998
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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