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Iron tool with organic handle

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posted on 26.10.2021, 19:40 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Fragmentary iron tool (?) or arrow-head (?) in wooden handle, length 5cm. It consists of an iron spike, perhaps broken, with thin tang still encased in wooden handle - present diam. 8mm and round. Faussett observed that strig had been inserted into stick at knot, now scarcely visible.

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Grave ID

Kingston Down Grave 3

Object ID

M6112

Catalogue Number

M 6112

Material

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

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

other tools (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; tool, arrow) (Antiquarian Keyword; arrow)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

tool

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