Find Spot record MCC1891 - Iron Age? bone spear, East Hill, Colchester

Summary

Iron Age? bone spear, recorded in 1902.

Location

Grid reference TM 00579 25279 (point)
Map sheet TM02NW
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

Hull's notes record an observation by Laver, 'When making a drain from Priory Street to the intercepting drain near East Bridge, Jan 1902 a spear head of hollow bone was perhaps from a sheep or roebuck was found. This Mr Laver thought probably early Iron Age.<1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Hull, M. Rex. Roman Colchester II: Extramural and Walls. II.
  • <2> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. No. 144 p.295.

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Record last edited

Dec 12 2016 1:07PM

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