Iron spear-head in two parts that do not join, with a flat blade, which is considerably longer than the socket. Socket has corroded bubble which contains fragment of ash (Fraxinus sp); socket opening covered with organic material. Wood on outside of socket.


Thing

Made Of
ash, iron
Type of Thing
spear-head

People

Acquired From
Wilson, G R to The British Museum

Place

Found In
Makeshift Cemetery

Time

Acquired In
1976
Period/Culture
Iron Age

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