PUBLIC-29F124: Notched Flake

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FLAKE

Unique ID: PUBLIC-29F124

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

An edge trimmed and notched flake which has been uni-facially retouched and expediently made.

The left margin of the dorsal face exhibits partial retouch with a low angle and is of edge type extent. Continuous, low retouch of edge extent is present at the distal end.

A single notch has been created midway along the left margin whilst two further notches are present on the right margin.

Snapping has occurred at the distal end and left margin intersect.

Butler (2005) illustrates a similar example on p131, Fig 55, 4 which dates to the Early Neolithic.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4500 BC
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa 2900 BC
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.1 mm
Width: 9.8 mm
Thickness: 3.1 mm
Weight: 0.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 30th June 2004 - Wednesday 30th June 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Steve Northcott
Identified by: Mr Steve Northcott

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 67.19

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked
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
WOEID: 26352492
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: Friday 27th January 2012
Updated: Tuesday 28th February 2012

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