WAW-BF6478: Neolithic to Bronze Age Arrowhead: Barb and tanged type (plan and reverse).

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ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: WAW-BF6478

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An incomplete knapped flint barb and tanged type arrowhead. The flint is a mottled light brown colour. It is sub-triangular in plan, with a barb and tang. The second barb is missing. When this break occurred is not known. The arrowhead measures 22.58mm long from the tip to the tang, and 15.68mm from the exterior side edge to the broken edge of the missing barb. It weighs 1.33g. Barb and tanged arrowheads date to the late Neolithic to early Bronze Age (-2500 to –1500).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: 2500 BC
Date to: 1500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.58 mm
Width: 15.68 mm
Weight: 1.33 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2007 - Monday 5th February 2007

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Rugby (District)
Parish or ward: Wolston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4175
Four figure Latitude: 52.371518
Four figure longitude: -1.399214
1:25K map: SP4175
1:10K map: SP47NW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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