Height (of Mount): 268mm
Width (of Mount): 365mm
Some ancient British Instruments of War, found in the Mosses, near Crowle, in the Isle of Axholm, in Lincolnshire, Ao 1747. They are all of Brass; but the Bell hanging to the first is imaginary; supposing, the stock at this and other Brass Heads of Axes, but of different Make, had a Bell hanging to the stock to make a Noise with, when all together, to terrify the Enemy A large quantity of these last Brass Heads, were found on Earsley Moor, some years ago, several of which I have in my Possession.
The Head of a Javelin, or Dart.
Two Daggers, or Stilletos, to be fixed in Handles.
Reference (free text)
Rev Lort, 'Observations on Celts', Archaeologia 5 (1779): 106-18.
See especially p. 117. 'Mr. Mellish exhibited, 1766, some old British instruments of brass or mixed metal, found in the isle of Axholme, Lincolnshire, the property of Mr. Stovin, being a very fair ground celt, a spear-head, and 2 lances.'