Tyne and Wear HER(597): Blaydon, River Tyne, bronze spearhead - Details
Blaydon, River Tyne, bronze spearhead
Armour and Weapons
A bronze spearhead was dredged from the Tyne near Blaydon, and bought for the Society of Antiquaries in 1864. It is a side-looped spearhead with leaf-shaped blade and measures 194 mm long x 53 mm max. width x 23 mm max. diameter of socket.
<< HER 597 >> Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle, 1885, Purchase, Vol. 2, I (for 1882-4), p. 355 Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle, 1889, Ancient British Implements of Bronze etc., Vol. 2, III (for 1887-8), p. 309 Archaeologia Aeliana, 1909, LXI, p. 234, fig. 60 R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p. 24, and fig. 6, p. 28, no. 12