LEIC-5908BB:

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).

BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: LEIC-5908BB

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

Bronze Age flint barbed and tanged arrowhead.

Made on a tertiary flint flake, mid-brownish-grey semi-translucent patina. Butt positioned on mid-right and forms the rounded barb, The rest of the platform is abruptly retouched to shape. The left side is also abruptly retouched to shape, as is the tang (short, parallel).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
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: 26 mm
Width: 21 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 3.4 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: Eaton (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-EBADB1
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broadperiod: BRONZE AGE
Bronze Age flint barbed and tanged arrowhead. Made on flint, mid-greyish-brown colour, semi-translucent but becoming opaque. Secondary flake.…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: LEIC-166224
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broadperiod: BRONZE AGE
Bronze Age flint barbed and tanged arrowhead. Made on a flint flake, mid-grey semi-translucent patina. Tertiary piece. Diffuse bulb, orthogon…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: YORYM-DED98A
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broadperiod: BRONZE AGE
An almost complete flint barbed and tanged arrowhead dating from the Beaker period or the Early Bronze Age. The arrowhead is triangular in pl…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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