PUBLIC-1A1EA3: ventral face

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-1A1EA3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Late Neolithic waste flake (tertiary debitage). The flake is sub-triangular in shape and has a twisted, flat cross-section. There is no retouch.

The ventral face has a percussion scar and a large striking platform. It is wideset at the stiking platform and tapers quickly to a thin body.

The flint is a translucent off white, with an internal light grey patch, indicating this is a river flint.

It is 27mm long, 18mm wide and 5mm thick at platform. It weighs 1.4g.

Class: Tertiary

Subsequent actions

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


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: Circa 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27 mm
Width: 18 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 1.4 g

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: Brampton Abbotts

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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