NMGW-99C965: Blade

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Unique ID: NMGW-99C965

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Prehistoric utilised flint blade. The blade is made on grey-white flint with with utilisation scars along both edges.

Class: Utilised

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Date from: 2500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.1 mm
Width: 13.4 mm
Thickness: 5.1 mm
Weight: 2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2004

Personal details

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Identified by: Mr Mark Lodwick

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMGWPA 2004.55.5

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Weston under Penyard (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO6232
Four figure Latitude: 51.985148
Four figure longitude: -2.554741
1:25K map: SO6232
1:10K map: SO63SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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