HESH-2962A8: Neolithic: Debitage

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DEBITAGE

Unique ID: HESH-2962A8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A tertiary debitage / waste flake from the third / final phase of tool making Neolithic date (3500-2100 BC). The flake is struck on poor quality flint which varies in coarseness and colour, being glacial or riverine derived. The dorsal face of the flake shows multiple removals of flakes in multiple directions. There is no retouch.

The flake measures 20.3mm length, 16.7mm wide, 5.2mm thick and weighs 1.44 grams

Class: Tertiary

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: Circa 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.3 mm
Width: 16.7 mm
Thickness: 5.2 mm
Weight: 1.44 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: HFD Entry Form No: HFDMG 2281

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
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: Canon Pyon

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
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: HESH
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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