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    • Broad period: BRONZE AGE
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Record ID: LEIC-A3A9AE
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Bronze age gold bracelets, 1000-700BC. The bracelets have an ovoid cross section and are pennanular in form, flaring out into flat circular terminals, one is slightly larger than the other. The bracelets were found on seperate occasions in the same garden, the first was found whilst gardening and the second by chickens digging. Once the second was was found they were submitted as 'Treasure Trove'
Created on: Tuesday 28th March 2017
Last updated: Monday 7th August 2017
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Record ID: LEIC-9D0FD5
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Neolithic to Early Bronze age flint scraper, 29mm long, 29mm wide and 9mm thick with a weight of 6.94grams. The object is sub circular in form and sub rectangular in cross section. The object has short, stepped, semi-abrupt re-touch around its rounded edges. Its proximal end is very angular and part of the bulb of percussion has been removed.
Created on: Tuesday 7th February 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 7th February 2017
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Record ID: LEIC-A02211
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Bronze age copper alloy spear head fragment, probably from the middle bronze age (1500BC to 1150BC), 37mm long, 10mm wide and 7mm thick with a weight of 5.63grams. The object is triangular in form and rectangular in cross section. It represents the tip of a spear head, with a rounded terminal intact. It has a prominent tapering, rounded ridge running its length and two damaged edges forming the inside of the blade section.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd November 2016
Last updated: Monday 14th November 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-9D99FC
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Bronze age flint barb and tang arrowhead, 24mm long, 20-mm wide and weighing 1.53grams. The arrowhead has an orange patination and is recorticating in places. It is traingular in form and sub rectangular in cross section with a maximum thickness of 4mm. The arrowhead has two triangular barbs and a central rectangular tang. It has been roughly bi-facially worked and has invasive, low angle scaled re-touch across its surface with stepped, shallow re-touch around its edges.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd November 2016
Last updated: Monday 14th November 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-0ABAE7
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Middle Bronze age copper alloy side looped spearhead, 70mm long, 12mm wide and 11mm thick with a weight of 16.06grams. The object is sub rectangular in form and circular in cross section. It is in a worn condition and is incomplete, missing part of its base, tip and one side loop. It has a narrow oval shaped blade with a circular cross sectioned rib running down its centre. the blade tapers into the main body, which consists of a hollow tapering shaft about half of the objects length. Half way down the shaft, in lien with the blade edge, is a poorly cast side loop, formed of an ova…
Created on: Wednesday 26th October 2016
Last updated: Thursday 10th November 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-287929
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Bronze age copper alloy axehead fragment, 37mm long, 20mm wide and 12mm thick with a weight of 24.28grams. The object is rectangular in form and triangular in cross section and is worn. It has a rounded outer edge, forming the axes blade and is hollow.
Created on: Wednesday 21st September 2016
Last updated: Friday 4th November 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-4908C2
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age date (3300 - 1000 BC) flint thumbnail scraper, 23mm long, 20mm wide and 5mm thick with a weight of 2.84grams. The scraper has a layer of cortex forming one side and is semi circular in form, having an unusually straight edge. The flint is worked all around its curved edge, with very shallow irregular re touch. It has clear percussion ripples on its inner surface and an area of irregular removals which have removed the bulb of percussion.
Created on: Thursday 12th May 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 1st June 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-48F0BB
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age flint scraper, 37mm long, 29mm wide and 8mm thick with a weight of 11.13grams. The scraper is ovoid in form and sub rectangular in cross section. It has a pale milky patina and is stained red on its flat underside due to exposure to iron in the soil. The flint is worked along most of its rounded wider end with steep regular re- touch and has large irregular removals from its upper surface.
Created on: Thursday 12th May 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 1st June 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-ACC4AD
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Bronze age flint arrowhead? 18mm long, 17mm wide, 3mm thick with a weight of 0.94grams. The object is triangular in form and is almost complete, missing its pointed tip. It is extensively worked with shallow invasive scaled re-touch on both surfaces.
Created on: Monday 22nd February 2016
Last updated: Monday 22nd February 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-B1EC1E
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Bronze age flint thumbnail scraper, 21mm long, 15mm wide and 5mm thick with a weight of 2.46 grams. The flint is cresecntric in form and has a dark brown patina. It has semi-invasive, semi-abrupt scaled re-touch running around its curved edge. It has a small patch of re-cortication near its striking platform.
Created on: Wednesday 10th February 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 10th February 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-9D9AFA
Object type: PLANO CONVEX KNIFE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Bronze Age (Early) plano-convex, flint, knife, 60mm in length, 24mm in width and 7mm thick with a weight of 11.50grams. The object is complete and is sub-rectangular in form with a shallow D shaped cross section and an orange-brown patina. The object has rounded edges and has been worked on one (dorsal) face with invasive, low angle, scaled re touch which forms the rounded surface.
Created on: Thursday 28th January 2016
Last updated: Friday 5th February 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-9D80A9
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Bronze age (Early) barbed and tanged flint arrowhead,18mm in length, 17mm in width and 3mm thick with a weight of 0.93grams. The object is incomplete, missing its tip. It is sub-triangular in form flattened lozenge cross section and a brown patina. It is bifacially worked with covering scaled low angle re-touch. Each barb is slightly different, with one being a very slight triangular projection and the other a sub rectangular longer projection. It has an intact rectangular tang with a rounded surface.
Created on: Thursday 28th January 2016
Last updated: Friday 5th February 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-9D71E6
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Bronze age (Early) barbed and tanged flint arrowhead, 23mm in length, 16mm in width and 3mm thick with a weight of 1.13grams. The object is triangular in form with a flattened lozenge cross section and a brown patina. It is bi-facially worked with invasive, scaled low angle re-touch. It has a wide rectangular tang and its barbs are represented largely by a semi-circular recess in the base either side of the tang.
Created on: Thursday 28th January 2016
Last updated: Friday 5th February 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-9D61F7
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Bronze age (Early) barbed and tanged flint arrowhead, 26mm in length, 19mm in width and 3mm thick with a weight of 1.15grams. The object is triangular in form with a flattened lozenge cross section and a brown patina. It is missing one barb. It is bi-facially worked with covering, scaled low angle re-touch. It has a short rectangular tang with a rounded base. Its one intact barb projects further than the tang and has a squared off end.
Created on: Thursday 28th January 2016
Last updated: Friday 5th February 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-9D5205
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Bronze age (Early) barbed and tanged flint arrowhead, 29mm in length, 16mm in width and 4mm thick with a weight of 1.59grams. The object is triangular in form with a flattened lozenge cross section and a greyish patina. It is bi-facially worked with covering scaled, low angle re-touch. It has a projecting rectangular tang and only slight barbs.
Created on: Thursday 28th January 2016
Last updated: Friday 5th February 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-9D2303
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Bronze age (Early) barbed and tanged flint arrowhead, 36mm in length, 25mm in width and 5mm thick with a weight of 3.06grams. The object is triangular in form with a flattened lozenge cross section and an orange patina. It is formed from a secondary flake, having a patch of corticated surface on one face. It is bi-facially worked with invasive/covering scaled, low angle re-touch. It has a projecting rectangular tang and two long barbs, one is extremely thin and the other is wider with a rounded end.
Created on: Thursday 28th January 2016
Last updated: Friday 5th February 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-9CFF65
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Bronze Age (Early) barbed and tanged flint arrowhead, 31mm in length, 17mm in width and 4mm thick with a weight of 1.80grams. The object is triangular in form with a flattened lozenge cross section and an orange-brown patina. It is bi-facially worked with covering, scaled low angle re-touch. It has a slightly projecting rectangular tang and slight barbs.
Created on: Thursday 28th January 2016
Last updated: Thursday 4th February 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-9CDD48
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Bronze age (Early) flint barbed and tanged arrowhead, 35mm in length, 7mm in width and 6mm thick with a weight of 3.02grams. The object is triangular in form with a flattened lozenge cross section and a greyish patina. It is bi-facially worked with covering scaled, low angle re-touch. It has a projecting rectangular tang and only slight barbs.
Created on: Thursday 28th January 2016
Last updated: Thursday 4th February 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-9CCE27
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Bronze age (Early) flint barbed and tanged arrowhead, 49mm in length, 21mm in width and 7mm thick with a weight of 4.27grams. The object is triangular in form with a flattened lozenge cross section and a grey-brown patina. It is bi-facially worked with covering scaled, low angle re-touch. It has a long rectangular tang with a flat base and one barb which is the same length as the tang and another which is just a slight rounded projection. This may be due to a repaired break?
Created on: Thursday 28th January 2016
Last updated: Thursday 4th February 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-9CC16D
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Bronze age (Early) flint barb and tang arrowhead, 31mm in length, 18mm in width and 5mm thick with a weight of 2.18grams. The object is triangular in form and flattened lozenge cross section with an orange- brown patina. It is bi-facially (roughly) worked with invasive, scaled low angle re-touch. It has a short rectangular tang and is missing one barb. The one present extends slightly beyond the base of the tang and has a sub rectangular form.
Created on: Thursday 28th January 2016
Last updated: Thursday 4th February 2016
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