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HAMP-296674:

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BLADE

Unique ID: HAMP-296674

Object type certainty: Certain
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A thin flint blade struck from a dark brown flint and of probable Mesolithic date. The dorsal surface has three long and parallel removal scars; the ventral surface has conchoidal ripple marks. The buld of percussion is contained on a protruding portion of the proximal end. The distal tip has broken off. There is no evidence for retouch.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: MESOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 10000 BC
Date to: Circa 4000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 62.9 mm
Width: 15 mm
Thickness: 5.1 mm
Weight: 5.15 g

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Headbourne Worthy (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4831
Four figure Latitude: 51.07632472
Four figure longitude: -1.31621186
1:25K map: SU4831
1:10K map: SU43SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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