PUBLIC-F5AD25: debitage

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-F5AD25

Object type certainty: Certain
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A small flake of secondary debitage of probable Neolithic date. The flake is formed on a mottled grey coloured flint and has a small area of cream coloured cortex on one edge. The dorsal face shows a series of flake scars in one direction whilst the ventral is struck in an oposing direction. There is no retouch / reworking present. The flake measures: Length 15.1mm, Width 11.2mm, Thickness 3.6mm, Weight 0.6g.

Class: Secondary

Subsequent actions

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


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Exactly 3500 BC
Date to: Circa 2500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.1 mm
Width: 11.2 mm
Thickness: 3.6 mm
Weight: 0.6 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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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