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Spear: O.25-1879

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Very long square section point flaring to four fins towards the base, a rounded octagonal grip section, and several waisted sections between mouldings at the butt. At the butt are two iron crescents attached by iron links


History note: From Ganjam

Legal notes

Given by Robert Taylor, MA

Measurements and weight

Head Length: 71 cm
Overall Length: 147 cm
Weight: 830 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1879) by Taylor, Robert, MA


19th Century
Circa 1800 - 1900

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 25
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Tag

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.25-1879
Primary reference Number: 158332
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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