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A heated and altered cream and grey, spalled, crazed flint multi-platform exhausted core on a pebble with truncated flake scars. Mercer illustrates a similar one on page 120, fig 51, L17.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Royal Cornwall Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 4500 BC
Date to: Circa 1500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 37.8 mm
Width: 29.7 mm
Thickness: 24.8 mm
Weight: 48 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st April 2004 - Friday 30th April 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Graham Hill
Identified by: Mr Graham Hill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 22.7
Museum accession number: 2011.23

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Paul (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW4627
Four figure Latitude: 50.088689
Four figure longitude: -5.552343
1:25K map: SW4627
1:10K map: SW47SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
Current location: Royal Cornwall Museum
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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