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ARROWHEAD

Unique ID: LEIC-91E3DF

Object type certainty: Certain
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Neolithic flint oblique arrowhead.

Made on a secondary flint flake, dark brownish-grey semi-translucent patina. Facetted butt located on bottom left side, base thinned by retouch (inverse, long, scaler, semi-abrupt). Right edge is a hinge fracture. A small amount of semi-abrupt retouch near the tip and the left edge of the tip is also retouched (abrupt, short, scaler, inverse).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
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: 43 mm
Width: 29 mm
Thickness: 9 mm
Weight: 9.3 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: Ab Kettleby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7224
Four figure Latitude: 52.80875222
Four figure longitude: -0.93331075
1:25K map: SK7224
1:10K map: SK72SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 11 days ago
Updated: 11 days ago

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