Rights Holder: The Portable Antiquities Scheme
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: LEIC-8D9542

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age flint point or arrowhead. Mid brownish-grey semi-translucent patina,secondary piece. Proximal end is the base, distal end obliquely truncated. Small area of retouch on the right lateral edge and opposing ventral face on the left edge for hafting (short, semi-abrupt, sub-parallel).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 3300 BC
Date to: Circa 1000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38 mm
Width: 14 mm
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 2.4 g

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Jane Southgate
Identified by: Dr Alan Massey
Secondary identifier: Mr Rupert Birtwistle

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Scalford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7625
Four figure Latitude: 52.81719198
Four figure longitude: -0.87375008
1:25K map: SK7625
1:10K map: SK72NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: LEIC-B8BD02
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broadperiod: NEOLITHIC
Neolithic flint arrowhead. Made on flint, mid grey brown translucent patina. Secondary piece, distal end truncated obliquely to produce the ti…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: LEIC-B1763C
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broadperiod: NEOLITHIC
Neolithic flint oblique arrowhead. Made on flint, dark grey semi-translucent patina. Secondary piece, minor semi-abrupt retouch. Proximal end …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: LEIC-F8AC8F
Broadperiod: NEOLITHIC
A group of 25 undated to early Neolithic lithic implements. 19 are made on flint, five (A2, A4, B1, B4, C4) are made on chert and one (C1) is …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.