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Unique ID: NMS-9C5E31

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Secodary hard hammer struck flake, of unpatinated dark grey flint, small patch of cortex extant to the distal end. recent, fine damage to the thin edges, an irregular notch to one side, just below the platform is also likely to be damage rather than intentional. 

Late Prehistoric, Neolithic to Early Bronze Age, 4,000 to 1,500 BC

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 1501 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 37.5 mm
Width: 29 mm
Thickness: 9 mm
Weight: 8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 5th May 2022 - Wednesday 1st June 2022

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 56826
Other reference: ENMD052022

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Great Yarmouth (District)
Parish or ward: Somerton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG4720
Four figure Latitude: 52.72121259
Four figure longitude: 1.6561057
1:25K map: TG4720
1:10K map: TG42SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
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Updated: About one month ago

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