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Incomplete iron spear-head, in two pieces. The blade is leaf-shaped and narrows towards the socket. The socket is detached from the blade, and adheres to the socket of spear-head 1939,1010.104 through corrosion.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 22 centimetres (blade)
- Length: 13 centimetres (socket (detached))
- Width: 3.2 centimetres
- Diameter: 1.7 centimetres (socket)
1980 10 Mar-30 Sep, Sweden, Stockholm, Statens Historika Museum, The Vikings are Here
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: MCS7441
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