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Iron spearhead with wood remains, and ferrule?

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posted on 27.10.2021, 15:33 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Card 1: Iron spear ferule, length 11cm. Heavily corroded, no split visible. Wood remains. Possibly associated with Grave 64.Card 2: Spearhead, length 34cm. Leaf-shaped blade with long shaft and split socket now damaged. Wood remains.X-ray no. 55. Negative. Original length from AS Catalogue drawing 45.5cm. Ferule now identified. Length 11cm.The ferrule listed on the SCH card is not mentioned in the published grave description. – B.B.

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Grave ID

Sarre Grave 64

Object ID

Sar64_ferule

Catalogue Number

KAS 900

Material

iron, wood, organic (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; iron, wood) (Antiquarian Material; N/A)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

spear head, spear ferrule (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; spear head, ferrule) (Antiquarian Keyword; spearhead)

Status

extant

Location

Maidstone Museum

Collection

Kent Archaeological Society

Category ID

spear

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