YORYM-7C6A9E: Neolithic : Leaf-shaped arrowhead

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LEAF ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: YORYM-7C6A9E

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete knapped flint leaf-shaped arrowhead of Neolithic date, c.4000 - 2300 BC. The arrowhead is formed from a tertiary flake of translucent mid-grey flint. Lanceolate in shape. Bifacially worked with invasive, scaled, low angled retouch to the edges. The tip of the arrowhead has broken off.

The arrowhead is 36mm long, 18.9mm wide, 4.5mm thick and weighs 2.5g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2300 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36 mm
Width: 18.9 mm
Thickness: 4.5 mm
Weight: 2.5 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06254

Materials and construction

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

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: Harpham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0863
Four figure Latitude: 54.05165507
Four figure longitude: -0.35181866
1:25K map: TA0863
1:10K map: TA06SE
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: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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