SF-FFE554:  Leaf-shaped arrowhead

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LEAF ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: SF-FFE554

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Published Find published

An unpatinated flint leaf-shaped arrowhead of Neolithic date. It is struck on a mottled grey flint flake with neat edge retouch anf flake removal on both faces. The entire object measures 36.01mm in length, 15.84mm in width, 4.24mm in thickness and 2.00g in weight. This is a leaf-shaped arrowhead struck on a small flint flake. It is of Neolithic date, c.4000-2550 BC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2551 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36.01 mm
Width: 15.84 mm
Thickness: 4.24 mm
Weight: 2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st December 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown
Secondary identifier: Dr Colin Pendleton

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
To be known as: Shotley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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