NMGW-7B449E: Early Broze Age flint arrowhead of Barbed and Tanged type

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Unique ID: NMGW-7B449E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Early Bronze Age flint arrowhead of Barbed and Tanged type (c. 2500 -1800BC)
The arrowhead is near-complete (with a length of 28.6mm, a width across the barbs of 15.1mm, a maximum thickness of 3.4mm and a weight of 1.2g), missing the end of the tip and is made on a convex flake. The flint is non-cortical and has differential pale-grey patination. The dorsal surface has extensive pressure-flaking while the ventral surface has a retouched edge and is gently convex.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2500 BC
Date to: Circa 1800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.6 mm
Width: 15.1 mm
Thickness: 3.4 mm
Weight: 1.2 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Wenke Domscheit
Identified by: Mr Mark Lodwick

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMWPA 2013.189

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Swansea (Unitary Authority)
District: Swansea (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Mawr (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SN6705
Four figure Latitude: 51.72789481
Four figure longitude: -3.92712239
1:25K map: SN6705
1:10K map: SN60NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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