PUBLIC-F89421: flint blade

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-F89421

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Neolithic flint blade from the outer area of the core. The flint is probably a river sourced pebble. The blade shows both hinge fractures on the front (dorsal) face and choncoidal fractures and bulb of percussion on the reverse (ventral). The striking platform is also present. The retouch on the long edges is from indirect percussion and is neat and regular. The cortex suggests that several blades have been removed from the core prior to the removal of this flake

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with landowner
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa AD 6500
Date to: Circa AD 4500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 54 mm
Width: 24 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Patrick Brown
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wormelow

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
Current location: with landowner
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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