FLAKE

Unique ID: PUBLIC-29F124

Object type certainty: Certain
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An edge trimmed and notched flake which has been uni-facially retouched and expediently made.

The left margin of the dorsal face exhibits partial retouch with a low angle and is of edge type extent. Continuous, low retouch of edge extent is present at the distal end.

A single notch has been created midway along the left margin whilst two further notches are present on the right margin.

Snapping has occurred at the distal end and left margin intersect.

Butler (2005) illustrates a similar example on p131, Fig 55, 4 which dates to the Early Neolithic.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Royal Cornwall Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: NEOLITHIC [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa 4500 BC
Date to: Circa 2900 BC

Dimensions and weight

Length: 22.1 mm
Width: 9.8 mm
Thickness: 3.1 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 30th June 2004 - Wednesday 30th June 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Steve Northcott - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Steve Northcott - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 67.19
Museum accession number: 2011.23

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]

A resized image of Notched Flake

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Cornwall
District: Cornwall
Parish: Paul

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW4627
Four figure Latitude: 50.088689 Four figure longitude: -5.552343
1:25K map: SW4627
1:10K map: SW47SE
WOEID: 26352492
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Friday 27th January 2012
Updated: Tuesday 28th February 2012

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