NCL-3605F2: Bronze Age barbed and tanged arrowhead

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ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: NCL-3605F2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A knapped flint barbed and tanged arrowhead of the Bronze Age. The arrowhead is triangular in shape with barbs and a tang. The barbs are squarish as is the tang. The width across the shoulders of the barbs is 30.52mm. The length from tip to tang end is 39.23mm. The body of the arrowhead is 5.09mm in thickness. The tang is 8.8mm thick and the barbs are 6.75mm thick. The edge shows very regular pressure flaking, and the arrowhead is in excellent condition as well as being made of a good quality flint.

Class: Barbed and tanged

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2000 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39.23 mm
Width: 30.52 mm
Thickness: 5.09 mm
Weight: 4.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st November 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Robert Collins
Identified by: Dr Robert Collins

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Muggleswick (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ0450
Four figure Latitude: 54.844796
Four figure longitude: -1.939237
1:25K map: NZ0450
1:10K map: NZ05SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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