Object Title

Spear head

Spear head

Date

700-1200 AD

Object Number

VII.4140

Provenance

Returned from long-term loan to Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford (L 396) 3rd January 2003.

Physical Description

Narrow leaf shaped. Buff coloured stone

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length=53mm. Width=30mm. Weight: 18.6g (0.6 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Indian Mound, Natchez Bluffs, Mississippi. Lent from the Tower Armoury, 1915.

Bibliographic References

Hewitt,J (1859) Official Catalogue of the Tower Armouries, p1 (no.25-48). Dillon (1910) Illustrated Guide to the Armouries, p89 (no.15).

Notes

Pitt Rivers Museum number 1915.48.38. 1859-1890 Armouries number I.25-48. 1890-1914 Armouries number I.15.