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LITHIC IMPLEMENT

Unique ID: PAS-49CBE4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Neolithic mace head made from sandstone. Ovoid with a hole through the middle section, end section missing approx. 1/3. Drawing attached, material is of a sandstone type, missing section possibly caused by agricultural intervention. Two linear striations are evident possibly caused by plough action.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.2 mm
Width: 10.2 mm
Thickness: 3.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st October 1999

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: South Hams (District)
Parish or ward: East Allington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX7548
Four figure Latitude: 50.318647
Four figure longitude: -3.757158
1:25K map: SX7548
1:10K map: SX78SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PAS
Created: 19 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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