Arreton Down Industry

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Early industrial stage of the British early Bronze Age spanning the 16th and 15th centuries bc and part of Burgess's Bedd Branwen Period. Named after a small hoard of weapons found at Arreton Down on the Isle of Wight in December 1735, the industry is characterized by the production of flat axes, tanged spearheads, end‐looped spearheads, tanged and collared spearheads, chisels, and tracers.

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