LEIC-915A6A:

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ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: LEIC-915A6A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age flint oblique arrowhead. Mid -grey translucent patina becoming opaque and darker, tertiary piece. Snapped at the base. Made on a blade with parallel ridge created by unidirectional blade technology. Low angle, short, stepped retouch along the left side to the tip on the dorsal face and partially on the right ventral face. Tip still very sharp.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 16 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 2.6 g

Personal details

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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: Incomplete

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: SK7725
Four figure Latitude: 52.81705032
Four figure longitude: -0.85891522
1:25K map: SK7725
1:10K map: SK72NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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