flint arrow head

Contributed by Darryl Bowden

I found this just outside a field near my home many years ago. I think of it as a direct link to people who lived in my area thousands of years ago, and wandered the same hills I do now. There is no evidence of settlement where it was found, but it still connects me to a living person, who fired or dropped it 3500 years ago near what became my family home. It is a hollow based arrow head, probably made locally from flint found in the earth, as there are other examples of flint arrow hoardes in the surrounding area.

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Location

probably Co.Antrim

Culture
Period
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Size
H:
3.5cm
W:
2cm
D:
0.5cm
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