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Spear, D24.2416

Physical Description

Spear with wooden shaft. Pointed metal butt and metal head. Shaft is octagonal in cross section and widens out towards butt. At butt, metal element with two knobs and a spike. Head is triangular, double edged with two fullers on each side. Attached to a circular in cross section socket, which joins onto shaft. Incised decoration of bands of scroll patterns on metal portion of shaft. ?foliate decoration on blade.

Provenance

Locality: Southern

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 1790 x 70 x 70mm

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