Selection of Bronze Age flint barbed and tanged arrowheads
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Selection of Bronze Age flint barbed and tanged arrowheads

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Selection of flint barbed and tanged arrowheads from Holloway Lane. Group of six flint arrowheads found with the remains of a dismembered wild ox or aurochs buried in a deep pit. Scientific analysis of the arrowheads has located microscopic traces of animal fats and of beeswax - the latter perhaps used to help secure the arrowheads to their wooden shafts. Found during archaeological excavations at Holloway Lane, Harmondsworth.
 

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Date

1800 BC - 1800 BC
 

Image Number

000809
 

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