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BLADE

Unique ID: BERK-FEF601

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

A Neolithic to Bronze Age proximal fragment from a flint blade (circa 3500-800BC). It is broken across the mesial portion and the distal end is now missing. Pale grey, heavily patinated flint, with approximately 50 percent cortex remaining on the dorsal surface. Dimensions: length 29.05mm; width 20.85mm; thickness 5.58mm; weight 4.49g

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: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.05 mm
Width: 20.85 mm
Thickness: 5.58 mm
Weight: 4.49 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: 688

Materials and construction

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

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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