IOW-BAAE71: IOW-BAAE71 Early Neolithic Flint Pick

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PICK

Unique ID: IOW-BAAE71

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

A complete Early Neolithic flint pick (3500 BC-2900 BC).

This implement is sub-rectangular in plan and sub-triangular in cross-section. It appears to have been made on an elongated pebble and is knapped overall.
Length: c. 200mm.

The information, images and find-spot location have been kindly provided by the finder on email. The FLO did not see the object.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Exactly 3500 BC
Date to: Exactly 2900 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 200 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th April 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Ms Virginia Smithson
Secondary identifier: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Steve Dalton pick

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: Beach walking
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Coastland
Specific landuse: Inter-tidal

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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