Poorly Located Find Spot record LKH 485 - Bronze Age basal looped spearhead, Lakenheath Fen (BA)

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Large basal looped spearhead from `Lakenheath Fen' found in 1853.


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


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Full Description

Large basal looped spearhead from `Lakenheath Fen' found in 1853. Lozenge shaped mid-rib with concave keeling to blade edge bevel. Rib decorated with four longitudinal ribs. Lozenge shaped loop plates. Tip missing. Length 42.8 cms. Late MBA form. Formerly Warren, then Sir John Evans collection (S1). Listed incorrectly as OXFAS 1927-2500 by Rowlands (S2). Also recorded in (S3-S7).
Metal analysed by Brown & Blin-Stoyle (S8)(S9).

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <S1> (No record type): Pendleton C, The distribution of BA metalwork in NW Suffolk BA dissertation, Nottingham 1985, number.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Rowlands M J. 1976. The Organisation of MBA metalworking. number 1589.
  • <S3> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Lakenheath BA, undated.
  • <S4> (No record type): Warren J, The Warren Journal, 1866, Ms, OXFAS.
  • <S5> (No record type): Evans J, The Ancient Bronze implements, weapons & ornaments of GB & Ireland, 1881, 330, fig 409.
  • <S6> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk 1. 276.
  • <S7> (No record type): Fox C, The Archaeol of the Cambridge Region, 1923.
  • <S8> (No record type): Brown M A & Blin-Stoyle A E, PPS, 25, 1959, 202.
  • <S9> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL78SW53.

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:47AM

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