SUSS-28B966: Mesolithic - Neolithic flint flake

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Unique ID: SUSS-28B966

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A Mesolithic or Neolithic flint flake. The flake is 24.6mm long, 13.1mm wide, 4mm thick and weighs 1.66g. The bulb of percussion and striking platform are clearly visible on the proximal end. There is a small area of damage or retouch on the proximal end of the right edge of the ventral face.


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 8300 BC
Date to: Circa 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.6 mm
Width: 13.1 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 1.66 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th March 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Jennifer Jackson
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
To be known as: Isle of Oxney

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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

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