NMGW-A3C5D2: Flint Flake

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FLAKE

Unique ID: NMGW-A3C5D2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Prehistoric notched flint flake

The flake appears to be core rejuvenation flake and is cortical with remnants surviving near the distal end. Near the distal end on the opposite face is a retouched notch (13mm long). The flint is patinated pale grey and the notch appears to cut through the patination, implying secondary use of the flake.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: PALAEOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 18th March 2009

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Mark Lodwick
Identified by: Mr Mark Lodwick

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMGWPA 2009.122.2

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Swansea (Unitary Authority)
District: Swansea (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Pennard (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SS5689
Four figure Latitude: 51.581411
Four figure longitude: -4.07969
1:25K map: SS5689
1:10K map: SS58NE
WOEID: 26351247
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: Friday 11th March 2011
Updated: Tuesday 12th March 2013

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