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otlichnik:
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This is for information on ancient spearheads from academic studies and excavation reports.

Please do not post from auction catalogues, dealer sites, detector finds or personal collections.

If you wish to post, you must include the reference details.  Also, please include lengths possible and materials if it is not clear.

Here is the first.  This image is from: Deschler-Erb, Eckhard.  Ad arma! Romisches Militar des 1. Jahrhunderts n.Chr. in Augusta Raurica, 1999.

All items are described as iron spearheads and assumed to be Roman and 1st century AD from the context.  Lengths, from the catalogue, are:

56. 194 mm
57. 193 mm
58. 178 mm
59. 185 mm
60. 174 mm
61. 174 mm
62. 125 mm
63. 133 mm
64. 135 mm
65. 312 mm

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otlichnik:
Another image from: Deschler-Erb, Eckhard.  Ad arma! Romisches Militar des 1. Jahrhunderts n.Chr. in Augusta Raurica, 1999.

All items are described as iron spearheads and assumed to be Roman and 1st century AD from the context.  Lengths, from the catalogue, are:

66. 275 mm
67. 246 mm
68. 121 mm
69. 186 mm
70. 233 mm
71. 162 mm
72. 119 mm

otlichnik:
Last image from: Deschler-Erb, Eckhard.  Ad arma! Romisches Militar des 1. Jahrhunderts n.Chr. in Augusta Raurica, 1999.

All items are described as iron spear ferrules, aka spear butts, aka spear shoes and assumed to be Roman and 1st century AD from the context.  Lengths, from the catalogue, are:

78. 146 mm
79. 139 mm
80. 156 mm
81. 97 mm
82. 85 mm
83. 92 mm
84. 68 mm

otlichnik:
Images from Radman-Livaja, Ivan.  Militaria Sisciensia: Nalazi rimske vojne opreme iz Siska u fundusu Arheoloskoga muzeja u Zagrebu, 2004.

From Roman context finds at Siscia

Iron pilum heads

6.  37.5 cm
7.  46 cm

Iron spearheads

8.  34.7 cm
9.  31.5 cm

otlichnik:
Images from Radman-Livaja, Ivan.  Militaria Sisciensia: Nalazi rimske vojne opreme iz Siska u fundusu Arheoloskoga muzeja u Zagrebu, 2004.

From Roman context finds at Siscia

Iron spearheads

10.  32.5 cm
11.  28.5 cm
12.  33.8 cm

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