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CORE

Unique ID: SOM-BF9999

Object type certainty: Certain
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A chert multi-platform core of Neolithic date (c. 4000 - 2350 BC). The core retains c. 40% cortex. It exhibits three striking platforms with negative flake scars struck from a number of different angles. The chert is dark grey in colour with frequent lighter colour coarse-grained inclusions.

The core measures 83.92mm in length, 57.64mm in width, is 38.66mm thick and weighs 204.02g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2350 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 83.92 mm
Width: 57.64 mm
Thickness: 38.66 mm
Weight: 204.02 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SHC no. 017131

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: Compton Chamberlayne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0428
Four figure Latitude: 51.05133336
Four figure longitude: -1.94430992
1:25K map: SU0428
1:10K map: SU02NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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