NCL-E85C44: Early Neolithic arrowhead

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ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: NCL-E85C44

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An early Neolithic leaf-shaped flint arrowhead. It is lentoidal in section.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Arbeia Roman fort, South Shields
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Date from: 3500 BC
Date to: 2900 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.69 mm
Width: 15.75 mm
Weight: 1.6 g

Personal details

Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Tyneside (Metropolitan District)
District: North Tyneside (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Whitley Bay (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ3373
Four figure Latitude: 55.050406
Four figure longitude: -1.485022
1:25K map: NZ3373
1:10K map: NZ37SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
Current location: Arbeia Roman fort, South Shields

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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