DENO-A7EBE1: Neolithic Leaf Shaped Arrowhead

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Unique ID: DENO-A7EBE1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A flint leaf shaped arrowhead, probably early Neolithic (4000-3000 B.C.). Flint, grey/brown, translucent, no patination. Almost triangular in plan, except for an irregularity in shape on one edge. Lozenge-shaped cross-section. Bifacially worked with covering, scaled, low angle retouch.

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 3000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.2 mm
Width: 19.6 mm
Thickness: 3.8 mm
Weight: 1.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Friday 31st December 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Catherine Falkner
Identified by: Mrs Catherine Falkner
Secondary identifier: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8629

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Farnsfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6355
Four figure Latitude: 53.08850596
Four figure longitude: -1.06079173
1:25K map: SK6355
1:10K map: SK65NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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