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Unique ID: LEIC-28A999

Object type certainty: Certain
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Neolithic flint leaf arrowhead.

Made on a tertiary flint flake that is light grey opaque patinated with some brown speckling. Also some very light cream recortication in parts suggesting re-use of material. Facetted butt on bottom left. Left edge retouched to the tip in denticulated fashion. Tip is broken, possibly impact damage. Unidirectional dorsal scars and facetted butt suggests this could be a prepared-core technology in practice.

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: 55 mm
Width: 39 mm
Thickness: 10 mm
Weight: 18.7 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: Incomplete

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
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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

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