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DEBITAGE

Unique ID: WILT-6D0405

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of flint debitage of Mesolithic to early Bronze Age date dating to the period c. 7000 - 1601 BC. It displays four negative flake removal scars on the dorsal surface as well as some natural damage. The ventral surface displays a large bulb of percussion and terminates in a hinge fracture. The fragment retains c. 30% cortex. The flint is a dark blue-grey colour.

It measures 42.63mm in length, 23.05mm in width, is 10.41mm thick and weighs 10.22g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 7000 BC
Date to: Circa 1601 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 42.63 mm
Width: 23.05 mm
Thickness: 10.41 mm
Weight: 10.22 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: Dinton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0334
Four figure Latitude: 51.10529194
Four figure longitude: -1.95852854
1:25K map: SU0334
1:10K map: SU03SW
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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