LEIC-5EA0D2: mesolithic/Neolithic possible flint  arrowhead

Rights Holder: Leicestershire County Council
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: LEIC-5EA0D2

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Published Find published

Late Mesolithic to Neolithic possible chisel shaped flint arrowhead 22mm long, 22mm wide and 7mm thick with a weight of 3.15grams.

The object has a rectangular form with a tranchet sharpened distal end. Tertiary flake.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 6300 BC
Date to: Circa 2351 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22 mm
Width: 22 mm
Thickness: 7 mm
Weight: 3.15 g

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Brooke (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8406
Four figure Latitude: 52.64524501
Four figure longitude: -0.75992888
1:25K map: SK8406
1:10K map: SK80NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: SOM-8D81A5
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
Chisel shaped arrowhead with tranchet sharpened end. Arrowheads of this type were popular in both the Late Mesolithic and Late Neolithic but …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: LEIC-F73FDD
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
A group of 25 lithic implements, 23 made from flint and two (A4, C3) made from chert, dating from Mesolithic to Modern (19th century). A1 Bro…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SUSS-FBF6E4
Object type: ADZE
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
A tranchet-sharpened flint tool, possibly an adze of Late Meolithic to Neolithic date. The tool, which is oval in plan and triangular in cross…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.