Iron awl: rectangular-sectioned tang, square-sectioned body tapering to broken tip; corroded.
- Excavated/Findspot: Ennewitz, grave (?)
- Length: 85 millimetres
- Width: 7 millimetres
- Thickness: 5 millimetres
Findspot: Ennewitz; 'En[…]'; Gemeinde Glesien, Landkreis Delitzsch; Sachsen; Cemetery.
Period of Roman Influence.
cf. V, 5.1.Comment from Kidd, Haith & Ager 'Summary Catalogue' (draft MS)
Ennewitz, Gem. Glesien, Kr. Delitzsch, Sachsen, Germany; in Dr Klemm's MS catalogue his no. 261, a pair of shears, is said to have been found in an urn here; his nos. 262 to 266 are provenanced 'ebendorthin', it being unclear whether it is the site or the urn referred to; see registration nos. OA.646 and OA.467; also found were an iron buckle and knife; the pieces could conceivably all be from a burial of Roman Iron Age date
Possibly From Gustav Klemm (see introduction to registration no. 1868,1228.327); this object and registration nos. OA.285, OA.646, OA.647 and OA.281 may have been previously unregistered residue from the Klemm Collection
[See also registration no. OA.6737.b]
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCS2469
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