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Unique ID: WMID3431

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Published Find published

The tool is leaf-shaped in plan. The distal end is missing. The dorsal and ventral surfaces are roughly worked. The flint is poor quality. The tool is too large to be a leaf-shaped spear head.


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Class: Unfinished Tool


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Date from: 4000 BC
Date to: 2200 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 48.11 mm
Width: 26.85 mm
Thickness: 7.66 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2001

Personal details

Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by:

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Cotswold (District)

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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