NMS Archaeology Object 168480: X.IL 751 - Spearhead / portion
Two pieces of an iron socketed spearhead, from Grishipoll, Coll, Argyll, Viking period, 800 - 1100 AD
F Ack 1978/37
Iron: Iron socketed spearhead in two pieces; the mouth of the socket is missing. Found with an inhumation burial in the early 1950's. The inhumation was discovered in the sand-hills about 750m NNE of Grishipoll (approx NM 191 598). the spearhead was found under a flat slab at one end of the grave. Of the skeleton, only part of the mandible survived (mandible sent to Natural History department, Royal scottish Museum: report by Dr D A Lunt). Ritchie, J N G et al, 1978, 95 - 96, fig 10. Donated [...] (see also HRA 2 - 4).
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Grishipoll, Coll, Argyll, Scotland, Northern Europe
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