Keys to the Past

Neolithic Arrowhead (Alnwick)

A leaf-shaped arrowhead was found near here in 1939. It was made from worked flint. Simple arrowheads like this may have been used in the Neolithic period for hunting or even warfare.

Reference number:N4511
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1954; E Geary

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Alnwick

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