ESS-3D3A23: ESS-3D3A23 Bronze Age arrowhead

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ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: ESS-3D3A23

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Bronze Age flint barbed and tanged arrowhead, knapped with invasive retouch over all surfaces. One of the barbs is missing, and the other is damaged at the tip. The tang is rectangular and has a rounded end. It is 28.54mm long, 20.37mm wide, 4.22mm thick and weighs 1.7 grams. It is a mid-grey flint with some repatination on the surface.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.54 mm
Width: 20.37 mm
Thickness: 4.22 mm
Weight: 1.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 18th March 2011

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Chelmsford 5775

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Great Yarmouth (District)
Parish or ward: Bradwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8023
Four figure Latitude: 51.876515
Four figure longitude: 0.613518
1:25K map: TL8023
1:10K map: TL82SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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