GLO-13B83B: GLO-13B83B Neolithic arrowhead

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Unique ID: GLO-13B83B

Object type certainty: Certain
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~~Flint leaf shaped arrowhead that has a bulbous lower half that narrows to a truncated point. There is invasive retouch that covers the dorsal; the perimeter of the ventral side is covered in long, scaled, low-angled retouch. Dark grey flint with lighter patches and a patina that is starting to form.
This artefacts dates to the Neolithic.

Class: Leaf shaped

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2200 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24 mm
Width: 16 mm
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 1.16 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2016 - Sunday 1st January 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
Parish or ward: Dymock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO6931
Four figure Latitude: 51.97659387
Four figure longitude: -2.45272442
1:25K map: SO6931
1:10K map: SO63SE
Grid reference source: From 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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Updated: About one year ago

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