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The Bronze Age

Hunting & Warfare

Bronze Spearhead

Period:
Bronze Age
Description:

A small Middle Bronze Age looped, leaf-shaped spearhead found in Rerrick Parish in the 19th century. It has a socket to take a wooden (ash) shaft, which was secured by lashing a fibre or thin leather strips through the hoops on the side of the socket. This type of spearhead is generally dated to the period 1250-1000BC.

Materials/Media:
Copper alloy
Source:
The Stewartry Museum
Accession number:
0510
Digital Number:
SWAK018


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