Celtic spear head - found in 1970s near Warminster, UK

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Object:       Celtic spearhead

Material: Iron

Date: About 1st century B.C. - 1st century A.D.

Description:    Leaf-shaped spearhead with tubular socket and raised midrib.

Size: Length 179 mm, width 42 mm

Condition: Nice condition. Iron corroded, but mainly preserved

Reference: See L. Allason-Jones & R. Miket, The Catalogue of Small Finds from South Shields Roman Fort (Newcastle 1984), object Nr. 5.91.

Provenance: Acquired 2020 at a British auction house. Found in the 1970s near Warminster, Sommerset, UK. An export permit was issued by the Arts Council of England (License No. PAU/00359/20).

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