MHG60628 - Flint Arrowhead - Inverness


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 551 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A flint arrowhead which is small and crudely shaped, though there is evidence of inconsistent working along both edges. It is possibly incomplete and because of this is can only be broadly dated to the Neolithic to Early Bronze Age period (c3300-1500 BC). L: 32.03mm, W: 23.85mm and Wt: 3.5g.
Claimed as Treasure Trove (TT 049/18) and allocated to Inverness Museum and Art Gallery. <1>

Information from the Treasure Trove database describes a flint arrowhead made from grey flint. 32.74mm length, 23.21mm width, 3.6g. Neolithic to Early BA, crude and hollow based. <2>

Four figure grid reference given is marginal. A full GR for the arrowhead is held by Treasure Trove. GW 10/07/20

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 6500 4100 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH64SE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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