NCL-524664: Neolithic flint arrowhead

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ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: NCL-524664

Object type certainty: Certain
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A knapped flint arrowhead of the Neolithic. The arrowhead is triangular in plan with a subsquare tang. The shoulders are roughly perpindicular to the tang. The tip is broken, but otherwise the arrowhead is undamaged. In profile, the arrowhead is pointed-oval-shaped, and thickest in its centre. The edges are somewhat abraded.

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.33 mm
Width: 19.92 mm
Thickness: 8.33 mm
Weight: 4.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 5th August 2008

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: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2439
Four figure Latitude: 54.745392
Four figure longitude: -1.628705
1:25K map: NZ2439
1:10K map: NZ23NW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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