HESH-8E3F09: Neolithic; Debitage

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Unique ID: HESH-8E3F09

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

A secondary flake of debitage that has been burnt; there is no retouch or utilisation present. It is likely to be of post Mesolithic date (3500 - 500 BC). The dorsal face is covered by 100% white grey coloured cortex. The knapped surface of the artefact is a mid grey colour and is slightly crazed through heat damage. It measures 22.6mm length, 29.5mm width, is 8.2mm thick and weighs 6.7 grams.

Class: Secondary

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: Circa 500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.6 mm
Width: 29.5 mm
Thickness: 8.2 mm
Weight: 6.7 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: HFD Entry Form No: HFDMG 3174

Materials and construction

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

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: Bosbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO6845
Four figure Latitude: 52.10240164
Four figure longitude: -2.46859744
1:25K map: SO6845
1:10K map: SO64NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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