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Drawings Bronze Age weapons

Object number

LDSAL2020.38.312

Artist/Designer/Maker

Utting, Robert Brooke - Engraver

Production date

1861

Material

Paper
Ink
Printer's Ink

Technique

Drawing
Engraving (Printing Process)
Woodcut
Printing
Letterpress Printing

Dimensions

Height: 162mm
Width: 133mm

Inscriptions

Inscription content

A remarkable bronze celt, elaborately striated with hammered strokes; the sides sharply ridged, and ornamented with diagonal grooves, produced apparently by the hammer. There is a very slight central ridge. Celts thus ornamented with hammered or engraved work, although rare in England, occur in the southern counties; the most elaborate specimen is that here figured, found near Lewes...

Bronze arrow, or javelin-head, of a rare type, found near Clonmel, with a socket for the shaft and a loop at each side...

Fac-simile of a bronze spear-head of unusual size and rare type, found in Morayshire...

Inscription content

UTTING SC

Inscription content

Arch. Inst. XVIII. p. 167

References

Reference (free text)

'Proceedings at Meetings of the Archaeological Institute', Archaeological Journal 18 (1861): 166-7. Illustrations (Engravings), p. 167.

Reference (free text)

George V Dunoyer, 'Remarks on the Classification of Bronze Arrow Heads', Archaeological Journal 7 (1850): 281-3. Illustration (Engraving), p. 282.
    The item is a cutting from Archaeological Journal (see Bibliography).