Poorly Located Find Spot record FEX 405 - Artefact scatter of 2 Bronze-Age basal looped spearheads and a socketed axe

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Summary

Two basal looped spearheads & socketed axe from Felixstowe, obtained by IPSMG in 1920:- 1920-51. Formerly recorded as FEX MISC

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 29 35 (10000m by 10000m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM23NE
Civil Parish FELIXSTOWE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Two basal looped spearheads & socketed axe from Felixstowe, obtained by IPSMG in 1920:- 1920-51.19 "socketed celt, considerably corroded"; 1920-51.40 "socketed spearhead with side loops. Part missing"; 1920-51.41 "socketed spearhead with side loops. Much pitted". (S1)
Spearheads listed by Rowlands as basal looped:- 1920-51.40, Misc group (similar to Stibbard hoard spearheads), 18.6 cms. long; 1920-51.41, group 3, 10.6 cms. long, plate 40. (S2). Note: acquired by IPSMG at same time as FEX 010 (a socketed axe and 2 spearheads) & thought by museum staff (in 1951!) to have been found with FEX 010 (S3).

Formerly recorded as FEX MISC

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card, 1920-51.40 & 41, 19 Felixstowe..
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Rowlands M J. 1976. The Organisation of MBA metalworking. numbers 1585 (ill) and 1586..
  • <S3> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card, TM23SE3, 1951.

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:35AM

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