HAMP-D57282: Prehistoric Flake

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FLAKE

Unique ID: HAMP-D57282

Object type certainty: Certain
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A small tertiary flint flake, undiagnostic, and so given a general prehistoric date. It is of a grey brown colour, with some patinisation resulting in a lighter grey patch on both faces, and a darker surround on the dorsal face. There is some edge damage which is estimated to have occured in antiquity, but the flake is in otherwise good condition.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: PALAEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 40000 BC
Date to: Circa AD 43

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30 mm
Width: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 18th June 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lucy Shipley
Identified by: Sian Iles

Other reference numbers

Other reference: R430

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: City of Southampton (Unitary Authority)
District: City of Southampton (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Millbrook (Unitary Authority Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3913
Four figure Latitude: 50.91515244
Four figure longitude: -1.44660065
1:25K map: SU3913
1:10K map: SU31SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Gardening
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Garden

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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