YORYM-1F796B: Bronze Age : Barbed and tanged arrowhead

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BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: YORYM-1F796B

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete knapped lithic barbed and tanged arrowhead of Bronze Age date, c.1600 - 800 BC. The arrowhead is formed from a tertiary flake of translucent mid-grey flint which is bifacially worked with covering, low angled removals on all surfaces. It is triangular in plan with two notches in the base between the central tang and a barb to either side. One barb is broken. Possibly Sutton B type.

The arrowhead is 25.1mm long, 18.7mm wide, 3.1mm thick and weighs 1g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 1600 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.1 mm
Width: 18.7 mm
Thickness: 3.1 mm
Weight: 1 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05511

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: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Scarborough (District)
To be known as: Hutton Buscel

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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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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