HESH-3BE2F6: Neolithic: debitage

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DEBITAGE

Unique ID: HESH-3BE2F6

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

Heavily abraded tertiary debitage with multiple flaking areas. The debitage is most likely waste from tool making in the Neolithic period (3500 - 2100 BC). The flint is a mid greyish white colour with mottled brown inclusions. There is no obvious reworking to form a known tool type.

The debitage measures 34.2mm length, 26.3mm width and is 11.5mm thick; it weighs 14.31 grams

Class: Tertiary

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 34.2 mm
Width: 26.3 mm
Thickness: 11.5 mm
Weight: 14.31 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
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)
Parish or ward: Leintwardine (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO4074
Four figure Latitude: 52.360757
Four figure longitude: -2.882499
1:25K map: SO4074
1:10K map: SO47SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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