PUBLIC-CC5BA4: Notched flake

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A hard hammer struck flake of translucent cream flint with a feathered distal end. The left margin is a flat facet and the right has been notched abruptly. Butler(2005) illustrates a notched flake on page 169, fig 71, 8

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: 20.6 mm
Width: 16.5 mm
Thickness: 4.2 mm
Weight: 1.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 21st June 2004 - Monday 21st June 2004

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 70.16
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: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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