ESS-9F97DE: Incomplete Iron arrowhead, dating to the Medieval period AD1200-1500.

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ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: ESS-9F97DE

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Incomplete Iron arrowhead, dating to the Medieval period AD1200-1500. The arrowhead is triangular in shape and socketed. One of the barbs has broken off. A small section of the shank survives. The arrowhead is corroded and covered in a pale brown patina and rust, with part of the darker black metal visible at the break.

Similar arrowheads are recorded on the PAS database PUBLIC-2A78F8, PUBLIC-03F86C.

The arrowhead weighs 7.58g, 43.45mm length, 15.66mm width

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43.45 mm
Width: 15.66 mm
Weight: 7.58 g

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Widford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4216
Four figure Latitude: 51.82458198
Four figure longitude: 0.05904268
1:25K map: TL4216
1:10K map: TL41NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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