SWYOR-8F6674: Neolithic Barbed and tanged arrowhead

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BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: SWYOR-8F6674

Object type certainty: Certain
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A flint barbed and tanged arrowhead dating from the Late Neolithic or Bronze Age period, about 2400 BC - 1000 BC.

It is formed on a tertiary flake of mottled grey flint and is not patinated. It has invasive, scaled, low angle retouch on both faces. Both barbs appear to be complete, but one is shorter than the other. The long one has a rounded end, and the short one a pointed end. The tang is wide and has a gently curved base. The arrowhead is 33.2mm long, 24mm wide and 6mm thick. 3.44g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2400 BC
Date to: Circa 1000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.2 mm
Width: 24 mm
Thickness: 6 mm
Weight: 3.44 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 16th April 2015 - Thursday 16th April 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2562

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Sheffield (Metropolitan District)
District: Sheffield (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Bradfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1896
Four figure Latitude: 53.46044438
Four figure longitude: -1.73036721
1:25K map: SK1896
1:10K map: SK19NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: Found while out walking
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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