A very fine flint 'leaf' arrowhead, dating to the Neolithic c. 4000-2200BC.
The arrowhead is roughly pear-shaped with a slightly pointed butt and bifacially worked from a tertiary flake. Retouch is covering, scaled and low angle. The flint is a dark brown colour save along the edges where it lightens and becomes increasingly translucscent towards the edge, there is some light brown cortex still adhering to the butt end.
Measurements: 37.48mm long, 14.47mm wide and 2.43mm thick (at thickest point). It weighs 2.21g.
Object recorded from photograph, not seen by FLO.
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
Length: 37.48 mm
Width: 14.47 mm
Weight: 2.21 g
Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
Parish or ward: Cocking (Civil Parish)