BUC-1DF1B7: Medieval Arrowhead

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Unique ID: BUC-1DF1B7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval iron arrowhead with a triangular head and a circular sectioned, socketed shaft. The diameter of the shaft is 9.07mm. There is a slight ridge along the centre of the head. See Jessop 1996 'Type MP6', suitable for military or hunting use.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Retained by finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1150
Date to: AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 64.8 mm
Width: 17.9 mm
Thickness: 6.79 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th January 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Eleanor Ghey
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Oliver Jessop

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Wrought
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Gayhurst

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Magio MDC event at Gayhurst
Current location: Retained by finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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