WMID-660C22: Neolithic or Bronze Age retouched flint flake (dorsal face, ventral face)

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Unique ID: WMID-660C22

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Knapped flint flake. Retouched. Mass: 2.1g; length: 23.5mm; width: 23.0mm; depth: 4.3mm. Prehistoric, probably Neolithic or Bronze Age. Patinated. Retouch exposes orange/brown flint indicating that this is a re-used flake. Semi-abrupt retouch on the distal end of the dorsal face. Bulb of percussion and ripples of the conchoidal fracture on the ventral face. Unidirectional blade/flake scars on the dorsal face.


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.5 mm
Width: 23 mm
Thickness: 4.3 mm
Weight: 2.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st April 2009

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Malvern Hills (District)
To be known as: Astley and Dunley CP

Spatial coordinates

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

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