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Unique ID: NMS-EC0545

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

An incomplete Neolithic to early Bronze Age side scraper on a primary flint. The flint is sub oval in plan and D shaped in cross section, with part of one side broken away closer to the proximal end. The other side has regular semi-abrupt retouch feathering into the cortex on the dorsal face. The flint is dark grey in colour with a light chert-like inclusion towards the centre of the ventral face.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Exactly 4000 BC
Date to: Exactly 1501 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16 mm
Thickness: 9 mm
Weight: 11.03 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th April 2013 - Sunday 28th April 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr G Crace
Identified by: Mr G Crace

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 58460
Other reference: GCMB

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Near Castle Acre

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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