YORYM-F3D832: Neolithic : Arrowhead

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TRANSVERSE ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: YORYM-F3D832

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete knapped lithic implement of late Neolithic date, circa 2700 BC - 2300 BC. The implement is a transverse arrowhead formed from a tertiary flake which is trapezoidal with a narrow ovate section. The piece is bifacially worked with covering, low angled removals on all surfaces. The narrowest edge displays a clean break.

The flint is a speckled blue/white colour. The implement is 25.3mm long, 17.7mm wide, 5.2mm thick and weighs 2.9g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 2700 BC
Date to: Circa 2300 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.3 mm
Width: 17.7 mm
Thickness: 5.2 mm
Weight: 2.9 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05278

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: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Langtoft (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0066
Four figure Latitude: 54.08022003
Four figure longitude: -0.47297834
1:25K map: TA0066
1:10K map: TA06NW
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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