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LEAF ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: LEIC-58C0F4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Neolithic flint leaf arrowhead.

Made on secondary flint flake, dark brownish-grey semi-translucent patina, turning opaque. Bi-directionally struck orthogonal dorsal scars. Butt located top left side of the tip and has been abruptly retouched (long, scaler). Lower right angle is a hinge fracture. Right edge retouched (short, abrupt, parallel, inverse), base flaked to thin.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2200 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24 mm
Width: 19 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 2 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: Complete

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6822
Four figure Latitude: 52.79129435
Four figure longitude: -0.99305626
1:25K map: SK6822
1:10K map: SK62SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 10 days ago
Updated: 10 days ago

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