BERK-FAF441: Late Neolithic-Bronze Age Flint Flake

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Unique ID: BERK-FAF441

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A Late Neolithic-Late Bronze Age flint flake. The flake is pointed and has invasive retouch along both lateral edges. The retouch appears fresh and may be modern. Mid-grey flint. Dimensions: length 38.34mm; width 23.59mm; thickness 8.61mm; weight 6.89g


This is just part of a large scatter of finds across the field that includes Prehistoric lithics, Roman, Medieval - Post Medieval.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Returned to finder.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: 2500 BC
Date to: 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38.34 mm
Width: 23.59 mm
Thickness: 8.61 mm
Weight: 6.89 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1978 - Thursday 1st January 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Paula Levick
Identified by: Mrs Kate Sumnall

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's collection number: 699

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
To be known as: Chipping Norton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
Current location: Returned to finder.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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