BERK-FC0ED7: Neolithic-Bronze Age Flint Flake

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LITHIC IMPLEMENT

Unique ID: BERK-FC0ED7

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

A small Neolithic to Late Bronze Age flint flake (3500-800BC). Cortex remains on the dorsal surface except at the distal end where the flake has been retouched. Pale grey patinated flint. Dimensions: length 25.19mm; width 13.27mm; thickness 4.69mm; weight 1.99g

Notes:

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

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: 3500 BC
Date to: 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.19 mm
Width: 13.27 mm
Thickness: 4.69 mm
Weight: 1.99 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: 708

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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