Monument record MNL 227 - Findspot of a Bronze-Age bullet-shaped bone tool.

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Summary

Pointed `bullet' shaped bone tool with circular, hollow, section with 2 perforations near base, similar to that from MNL 042 (R2 fig 12.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6547 7743 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Pointed `bullet' shaped bone tool with circular, hollow, section with 2 perforations near base, similar to that from MNL 042 (R2 fig 12.1). Found by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) on weathered field surface in 1970's (S1).
A similar, although larger, specimen in Peterborough Museum is recorded by Rowlands and considered to be a small pointed spear ferrule (R1). Probably part of scatter MNL 043/MNL 051.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Pendleton C F. 1987. Catalogue of finds and findspots,1965-1987, unpublished. Pendleton C F, Catalogue of Finds & Findspots, 1965-1987, unpublished.
  • <R1> Bibliographic reference: Rowlands M J. 1976. The Organisation of MBA metalworking. 395.
  • <R2> (No record type): Clark J G D, `Report on a late BA site at Mildenhall Fen, W Suffolk', Antiq Journ, 16, 1936, 29-50, .

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 14 2020 10:59AM

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