Sentence Examples

  • The tanged spearhead characteristic of the south is replaced by the socketed variety towards the north.
  • Both flanged and socketed celts occurred, the iron being much more numerous than the bronze.
  • The flat axes are distinguished by the side stops and in some cases the transition from palstave to socketed axe can be seen.
  • The socketed or mortising chisel (38) is unknown till the Italian bronze of the 8th century s.c., and the Naucratis iron of the 6th century.
  • Thin bronze arrow-heads appear at an early date; under the Empire they are stouter and furnished with a tang, and later still, towards the Greek period, they are socketed (often three-sided), or, if of iron, ~til1 tanged.

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