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LEAF ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: LEIC-27F953

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Neolithic chert leaf arrowhead.

Made on a tertiary chert flake, light grey opaque patina. Abruptly retouched around the entire piece to shape (short, scaler, mostly direct but some inverse). Worked on either side of the base for hafting.

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: 54 mm
Width: 32 mm
Thickness: 11 mm
Weight: 23.2 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: Stone
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: SK7525
Four figure Latitude: 52.81733179
Four figure longitude: -0.88858507
1:25K map: SK7525
1:10K map: SK72NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 16 days ago
Updated: 16 days ago

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