Poorly Located Find Spot record LKH 479 - Bronze Age looped spearhead, Lakenheath Fen

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Narrow side-looped spearhead with minimal wings. Formerly recorded as LKH MISC


Grid reference TL 7 8 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL78SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Narrow side-looped spearhead with minimal wings. Lozenge section mid-rib. Length 11.1 cms. Found or obtained by Joseph Warren on October 18th 1859. From Lakenheath Fen (S1)(S2). The Warren collection passed to the Sir John Evans collection which is now in OXFAS. Also recorded in (S3-S7)(R1).

Formerly recorded as LKH MISC

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <R1> (No record type): OXFAS, card 1927-2390.
  • <S1> (No record type): Pendleton C, The Distribution of BA metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA dissertation, Nottingham 1985, numbe.
  • <S2> (No record type): Warren J, The Warren Journal, 1866, Ms, OXFAS.
  • <S3> (No record type): Evans J, The Ancient bronze implements, weapons & ornaments of GB & Ireland, 1881, 322, fig 395.
  • <S4> (No record type): Montelius O, Archaeol, 61, 1908, (1), plate 15.
  • <S5> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk 1. 276.
  • <S6> Bibliographic reference: Rowlands M J. 1976. The Organisation of MBA metalworking. number 1370, plate 38.
  • <S7> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Lakenheath BA, undated.

Finds (1)

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:47AM

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