GAT-D33143: Flint arrowhead, Llanbedrgoch

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ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: GAT-D33143

Object type certainty: Certain
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Finely-worked arrowhead made from pale brown-grey flint. The arrowhead is triangular in shape and has been bifacially worked. It does not appear to be tanged or barbed, although the base is slightly hollowed. The point has broken off. The arrowhead appears to have been finished using the ‘pressure-flaking’ technique and there is some evidence of retouch around the edges. The scraper found in close proximity to the arrowhead appears to have been made from the same type of flint.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35.5 mm
Width: 17 mm
Thickness: 5.5 mm
Weight: 2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st April 2005

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PRN 24013

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Anglesey (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Anglesey (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Llanfair-Mathafarn-Eithaf (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SH5181
Four figure Latitude: 53.30492696
Four figure longitude: -4.23756559
1:25K map: SH5181
1:10K map: SH58SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
Discovery circumstances: It was discovered during metal detecting along the footpath to the north of the Viking-age enclosure at Llanbedrgoch.
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GAT
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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