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RETOUCHED FLAKE

Unique ID: WILT-5BB729

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Neolithic or early Bronze Age retouched flake dating to the period c. 2700 - 1601 BC. The flake is natural but has been abruptly retouched at one end along both mesal edges to produce a point. The flint is a mottled grey with off-white inclusions. The retouched flake measures 44.17mm in length, 29.86mm in width, is 10.47mm thick and weighs 13.06g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2700 BC
Date to: Circa 1601 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 44.17 mm
Width: 29.86 mm
Thickness: 10.47 mm
Weight: 13.06 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4268

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Great Wishford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0733
Four figure Latitude: 51.09626578
Four figure longitude: -1.9014152
1:25K map: SU0733
1:10K map: SU03SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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