YORYM-E7BC73: Neolithic : flint arrowhead

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Unique ID: YORYM-E7BC73

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Complete flint arrowhead dating to the period from Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age (c. 4000 - 1600 BC). The arrowhead has a flat base and convex sides. There is intensive low-angle scaled reworking on one face; there is some very slight scaled reworking on the other face. The flint is a translucent grey with white spots. The arrowhead is 33.75mm in length, 21.20mm at maximum width and 4.04mm at maximum thickness. The weight of the arrowhead is 2.85g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 1600 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.75 mm
Width: 21.2 mm
Thickness: 4.04 mm
Weight: 2.85 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E05504

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
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: Bempton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA1872
Four figure Latitude: 54.13031344
Four figure longitude: -0.19564586
1:25K map: TA1872
1:10K map: TA17SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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