BERK-8ED937: Flake - front.

Rights Holder: West Berkshire
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LITHIC IMPLEMENT

Unique ID: BERK-8ED937

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

A fragment of a larger worked Prehistoric flake. There is some retouch along the straight edge; there is also modern damage and evidence of crushing along the other edges. An area of cortex is present on the ventral surface. The flint is patinated to a patchy orange-brown colour. Dimensions:

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: PALAEOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 500000 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 58.69 mm
Width: 38.26 mm
Thickness: 13.82 mm
Weight: 25.74 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1984 - Sunday 1st January 1989

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Kate Sumnall
Identified by: Ms Alison Roberts

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
To be known as: Woodstock

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Gardening
Discovery circumstances: Found approx 2ft down whilst digging the garden.
Current location: Returned to finder.
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Garden

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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