Poorly Located Find Spot record LKH 486 - Bronze Age leaf shaped pegged spearhead, Lakenheath Fen

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Bronze leaf shaped pegged spearhead with blackish patina. Formerly recorded as LKH MISC


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


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Bronze leaf shaped pegged spearhead with blackish patina. Length 12.5 cms, maximum width 3.3 cms. Found in `Lakenheath Fen' (S1) in or before 1856. Purchased by Joseph Warren in May 1856. Later part of Sir John Evans collection (S2)(S3). Also recorded in (S4).

Formerly recorded as LKH MISC

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): Warren J, The Warren Journal, 1866, Ms, OXFAS, 163.
  • <S2> (No record type): Pendleton C, The distribution of BA metalwork in NW Suffolk BA dissertation, Nottingham 1985, number.
  • <S3> (No record type): OXFAS, card 1927-2541.
  • <S4> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Lakenheath Misc, undated.

Finds (1)

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:47AM

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