Tyne and Wear HER(656): Birtley, bronze spearhead - Details
Birtley, bronze spearhead
Armour and Weapons
In c. 1931-2 A. Raistrick found a bronze spearhead at the Birtley claypits; it was one of several prehistoric objects recovered by him from that general area in the early 1930s. It measured 172 mm long, with a maximum width of 38 mm and socket width of 22 mm.
<< HER 656 >> R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p. 32 no. 5, p. 121 plate 3.1