A Neolithic flint hollow-base arrowhead, c. 2500 B.C.

A Neolithic flint hollow-base arrowhead, c. 2500 B.C.

Code: 2177

£35.00
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Description: A dark grey flint hollow-base arrowhead, bifacially worked, the point chipped, otherwise condition good. Provenance not known, but believed to be a British find.

Size: 19 mm/0.7 in. in length

Culture: Neolithic

Date: c. 2500 B.C.

Provenance: Previously the property of a Surrey collector.

Notes: Finds of hollow-base arrowheads in England and Wales are rare, accounting for a mere 0.2% of all types found according to Green (1980), but are common in Ireland and continental Europe.

References: Green, H.S. 1980. The Flint Arrowheads of the British Isles, BAR British Series 75 (i), Oxford, p. 146.

UK sale only please.