LEIC-280569:

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LEAF ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: LEIC-280569

Object type certainty: Certain
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Neolithic flint leaf arrowhead.

Made on a tertiary flint fragment. Some long scaler retouch has shaped the right edge. The base has been worked slightly for hafting. The tip is produced by a natural broken edge on the left and retouched truncation on the right (long, scaler, 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: 44 mm
Width: 34 mm
Thickness: 10 mm
Weight: 15.4 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: Ab Kettleby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7324
Four figure Latitude: 52.80861801
Four figure longitude: -0.91847846
1:25K map: SK7324
1:10K map: SK72SW
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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