PUBLIC-7E4EB3: flake

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DEBITAGE

Unique ID: PUBLIC-7E4EB3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Small oval shaped tertiary flake of debitage (waste from knapping from 3rd / final phase of tool production). The flake has multiple removals in several differing directions suggesting a Neolithic or later date. The edges of the flake have not be reworked to form a scraper. The flint is a dary grey colour with slight mottled surface

The waste flake measures 21.5mm long, 18.4mm wide, 6.6mm thick. It weighs 2.0 grams.

Class: Tertiary

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: Circa 1500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.5 mm
Width: 18.4 mm
Thickness: 6.6 mm
Weight: 2 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Patrick Brown
Identified by: Dr Patrick Brown
Secondary identifier: 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: Brampton Abbotts

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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