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Flint arrowhead from Flow Moss (Allendale)

Barbed and tanged arrowhead from Flow Moss, Allendale.
Barbed and tanged arrowhead from Flow Moss, Allendale.

A prehistoric flint arrowhead was found on Flow Moss in the 1990s. It was discovered on the surface of eroding peat and measured 26mm long by 19m wide. It was donated to the Museum of Antiquities in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Reference number:N7484
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Allendale


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