SOMDOR286: Bronze Age Barbed and Tanged Arrowhead

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Unique ID: SOMDOR286

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A flint barbed and tanged arrowhead of early Bronze Age date. Pale grey flint with white patina. Some cortex on one surface. Broken tang, barb and point.


PAL 227

Class: Barbed and tanged arrowhead


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2700 BC
Date to: Circa 700 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1950

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Mineral extraction

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 19 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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