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Unique ID: LEIC-58CF87

Object type certainty: Certain
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Neolithic flint leaf arrowhead.

Made on tertiary flint flake, mid-grey semi-translucent patina. Unidirectional dorsal scars, plain butt. Distal break forming sharp tip, retouched along left edge (short, stepped, semi-abrupt). Small notches on both lateral edges for hafting.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 29 mm
Width: 20 mm
Thickness: 6 mm
Weight: 2.7 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: 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.

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Created: 10 days ago
Updated: 10 days ago

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