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Iron spear-head with long body and part of socket remaining, including part of a wooden shaft. The body of the spear-head is flat but rectangular in section. Parts of angon 1939,1010.98 adhere to this spear-head via corrosion..
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Swanton G2 type
- Length: 46.9 millimetres (overall)
- Width: 3.7 centimetres
- Diameter: 1.5 centimetres (socket)
On display: G41/dc1/sD
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
Group of Objects
Iron spear-head in four pieces, heavily oxidised, with a short length of the stem and the beginning of the socket preserved. Pieces of wood and a large quantity of textile remains are corroded onto the blade.
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Object reference number: MCS8311
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