Broken Anglo-Saxon spearhead

Title

Broken Anglo-Saxon spearhead

Subject

Archaeology

Description

M/1992/16.
Part of the socket of an iron spearhead. This is one of several Anglo-Saxon objects found by workmen when they were building Edridge Road in Croydon between February 1893 and September 1894. Some of the objects were given to the old Grangewood Museum in Croydon and are now looked after by Croydon Museum Service. The rest were given to the British Museum. Between 1600 and 1300 years ago, Edridge Road was the site of an Anglo-Saxon cemetery.
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Creator

Croydon Museum Service

Date

400-700

Language

English

Date Created

2010-08-11

Files

Broken Anglo-Saxon spear head

Citation

Croydon Museum Service, “Broken Anglo-Saxon spearhead,” Woruldhord, accessed September 26, 2018, http://poppy.nsms.ox.ac.uk/woruldhord/items/show/268.

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