SF-64EBD4: SF-64EBD4: Bronze Age arrowhead

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Unique ID: SF-64EBD4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete flint early Bronze Age barbed and tanged arrowhead. It is triangular in shape. The tang is retangular shaped and the slightly shorter barbs are rounded - one barb is slightly longer than the other (probably Sutton B Type). Both faces are covered with covering, scaled, low angle retouch. It is heavily patinated with some orange staining in places.

Barbed and tanged arrowheads are characteristic of the Neolithic/early Bronze Age transition to middle Bronze Age period, c.2400-1000 BC.

Length: 28.12mm, width: 23.42mm, thickness: 5.75mm, weight: 2.68g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Exactly 2400 BC
Date to: Exactly 1000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.12 mm
Width: 23.42 mm
Thickness: 5.75 mm
Weight: 2.68 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st November 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Sutton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Updated: 2 years ago

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