BLADE

Unique ID: CPAT-FB1747

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

A triangulate worked flint blade of Neolithic origin (3500-2100BC). The ventral surface has a small bulb of percussion with faint trace of the percussion ripples across the surface. The dorsal side has a single lateral edge/dorsal ridge, running the length of the blade with dorsal scarring along much of its length. The cutting edge is formed on the slightly convex side with direct parallel retouch, some of which looks to have been damaged through the passage of time.

The material is a multi coloured (pale cream/brown/red) and partly translucent flint with numerous inclusions of ferrous and perhaps, organic materials.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Post 3500 BC
Date to: Ante 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Length: 36.8 mm
Width: 8.75 mm
Thickness: 3.8 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 5th August 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Rod Trevaskus - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Rod Trevaskus - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: PRN117681

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: Wales
County: Powys
District: Powys
Parish: Mochdre

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO0790
Four figure Latitude: 52.499944 Four figure longitude: -3.371424
1:25K map: SO0790
1:10K map: SO09SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find [scope notes]
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Monday 9th August 2010
Updated: Thursday 12th May 2011

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