HESH-68FAF3: Neolithic - Early Bronze Age: flint debitage

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DEBITAGE

Unique ID: HESH-68FAF3

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Three tertiary waste flakes / debitage of Neolithic or early Bronze Age date (2900 - 1800 BC). All the flakes are irregular in plan and profile with a series of varying sized flake facets present on the outer (dorsal) faces. All have clear bulbs of percussion and conchoidal fractures. There is no evidence of reworking or secondary flaking present making this material relatively rare in not being reworked. All the flints are patinated and slightly white / milky surface colour. They have combined weight of 5.19 grams 1. Measures 28.2mm length, 18.9mm width is 4.9mm thick and weighs 3.06 grams 2. Measures 21.1mm length, 15.6mm width is 4.7mm thick and weighs 1.21 grams 3. Measures 16.1mm length, 19.5mm width is 3.6mm thick and weighs 0.92 grams

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: 2900 BC
Date to: 1800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 3
Weight: 5.19 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Powys (Unitary Authority)
District: Powys (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Old Radnor

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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