Iron spear-head: miniature spear-head with narrow leaf-shaped blade and split socket.
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Intervention: 41 Mound: 12
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 110 millimetres
- Weight: 17.8 grammes
2011 26 Mar-30 Oct, Woodbridge, Sutton Hoo Exhibition Centre, People of Sutton Hoo.
8 April 2011
Reason for treatment
Stable condition. Uneven surface with silicate inclusions from the buriual environmenat fused into the corrosion layer. Two breaks: one just above socket and a second through the section of the blade.
Joins repaired using HMG Paraloid B72 (methyl ethyl methacrlylate) applied from tube.
Excavated 1982-1992. Excavation funded by The British Museum and the Society of Antiquaries, London.
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCS24966
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