CPAT-A182C4: Neolithic arrowhead

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Unique ID: CPAT-A182C4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete leaf-shaped flint arrowhead of probable Neolithic date (4000BC-2200BC).

It is a brown-grey colour, retouched on both surfaces although an area of dirty white cortex survives over about half of one surface and a very small area is present towards the edge of the other. Largely opaque, but with some translucency at the edges where the flint is thinner.

25 x 18.3 x 4mm. Weight: ??g - Weight to follow from finder.

Class: Leaf-shaped

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25 mm
Width: 18.3 mm
Thickness: 4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 31st August 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Abi McCullough
Identified by: Mr Jeff Spencer

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: CPAT PRN123330

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Powys (Unitary Authority)
District: Powys (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Cefn Gwaun Taf

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: Found on surface of path
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CPAT
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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