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Unique ID: DUR-07AFA3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Flint implement, probably Neolithic to Bronze Age in date.

The flint is a grey colour with small white and black patches. There are also some patches of the cortex remaining. It is a large core which has had flakes taken off all over, one end has been worked in particular. This end has a sub-rectangular extension with a rounded end and has been worked on all edges. This extension could be used as a tool, perhaps a borer or something similar.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: Circa 1000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 65.46 mm
Width: 34.38 mm
Thickness: 26.41 mm
Weight: 69.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 24th September 2002

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Witton Gilbert Area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
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: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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