DENO-A70EF4: Neolithic leaf-shaped arrowhead

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ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: DENO-A70EF4

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Neolithic arrowhead; worked flint leaf-shaped arrowhead dating to the earlier Neolithic period, around 3,500-2,500 BC. The arrowhead is worked from translucent, grey-brown flint. It is a narrow point which widens to very angular side points before tapering again towards the butt end. It is roughly lozenge-shaped overall. The arrowhead is minutely worked on both faces with signs of multiple strikings and secondary working. Length 30.0mm, width 17.3mm, thickness 2.8mm, weight 1.22g

Class: leaf-shaped

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: 2500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30 mm
Width: 17.3 mm
Thickness: 2.8 mm
Weight: 1.22 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 12th February 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anja Rohde
Identified by: Miss Anja Rohde

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DERBY E6047

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Holme (Civil Parish)

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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