PUBLIC-F81191: Neolithic Flake

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FLAKE

Unique ID: PUBLIC-F81191

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

Prehistoric retouched flint flake, probably of Neolithic date, (c. 4,000 - 2,000BC)

The flake is made on non-cortical flint, patinated grey-white. The edges are damaged and possibly water-rolled but there is a small area of retouch surviving near the proximal end.

Length - 33.8mm; width - 19.0mm, thickness - 6.1mm, weight - 3.7g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.8 mm
Width: 19 mm
Thickness: 6.1 mm
Weight: 3.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 26th June 2009 - Friday 24th July 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Simone Johnson
Identified by: Ms Simone Johnson

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMWPA 2009.157

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Powys (Unitary Authority)
District: Powys (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Brecon (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO0428
Four figure Latitude: 51.94218957
Four figure longitude: -3.39798867
1:25K map: SO0428
1:10K map: SO02NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Allotment

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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