LEIC-593370:

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LEAF ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: LEIC-593370

Object type certainty: Certain
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Neolithic flint leaf arrowhead.

Made on a secondary flint flake, dark brownish-grey semi-translucent patina, turning opaque. Natural butt on base. Orthogonal technology but mostly unidirectional dorsal scars. Retouched around left and right (short, sub-parallel, abrupt).

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: 20 mm
Width: 18 mm
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 1.3 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: SK7624
Four figure Latitude: 52.80820427
Four figure longitude: -0.87398232
1:25K map: SK7624
1:10K map: SK72SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 9 days ago
Updated: 9 days ago

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