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Findspot, Barbed And Tanged Arrowhead(S) (Flint)

Site Name Aberdeen

Classification Findspot, Barbed And Tanged Arrowhead(S) (Flint)

Canmore ID 20125

Site Number NJ90NW 215

NGR NJ 94 06

NGR Description NJ c. 94 06

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeen, City Of
  • Parish Aberdeen
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District City Of Aberdeen
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ90NW 215 c. 94 06

There are four flint arrowheads from Aberdeen in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford:

(i) barbed-and-tanged, of buff flint (1927.6044j);

(ii) barbed-and-tanged, of pinkish flint (1927.6044k);

(iii) hollow-based, of buff flint (1927.6044p);

(iv) lozenge-shaped, of brown flint (1927.6045m).

Another barbed-and-tanged flint arrowhead is in the Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology (.32790).

(Undated) information in Ashmolean Museum Accession Register.

(Classified as Flint Arrowheads: Barbed-And-Tanged (2); Hollow-Based; Lozenge-Shaped). These arrowheads are still in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (letter from Mrs J Clements, Dept of Antiquities to J R Sherriff, 25 February, 1997).

Information from RCAHMS (JRS), 28 May 1997.


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