PUBLIC-1A6145: ventral

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DEBITAGE

Unique ID: PUBLIC-1A6145

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Late Neolithic waste flake (tertiary debitage). The flake is sub-oval in shape and has a flat cross-section. One end is more pointed and the flake is thickest near this end.

There is no retouch.

The ventral face has a percussive ripples from a strike at the pointed end. The dorsal face has many ridges and percussive ripples in opposing directions.

The flint is an almost opaque light grey, indicating this is a river flint.

It is 37mm long, 24mm wide and 6mm thick. It weighs 4.3g.

Class: Tertiary

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 2900 BC
Date to: Circa 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 37 mm
Width: 24 mm
Thickness: 6 mm
Weight: 4.3 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: Wormelow

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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