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TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT

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.

Notes:

This record was created before the Portable Antiquities Scheme began using the Central Database. We are aware that this record may fall below our usual standards of recording, and we are working to rectify this.

Class: Unfinished Tool

Chronology

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)
To be known as: GLOUCESTERSHIRE MORETON IN MARSH

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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