Poorly Located Find Spot record IKL 282 - Findspot of an Iron-Age bronze prick-spur

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Summary

Prick-spur of bronze with a `much decayed' iron prick rivetted into a hemispherical boss, zoomorphic terminals to arms. Formerly recorded as IKL MISC

Location

Grid reference TL 78 74 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL77SE
Civil Parish ICKLINGHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Prick-spur of bronze with a `much decayed' iron prick rivetted into a hemispherical boss, zoomorphic terminals to arms. Probably mid C1 AD (cf similar spur from Pakenham - PKM Misc (R1)).
Purchased off G F Lawrence, 2 guineas, 1936 (S1).
Pricks circular setting is feature associated with Rom spurs of C1 AD (S2). May be Rom?

Formerly recorded as IKL MISC

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <R1> Bibliographic reference: Antiquaries Journal. Antiq J, 39, 62, 69, 71, pl 15, fig 2.19.
  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1936-278, 1936.
  • <S2> (No record type): Short H de S, `Another Spur of the First Cent AD from Suff', Antiq J, 44, 1964, 60-61, fig 1 & pl 34.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:35AM

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