KENT-7039FD: KENT-7039FD

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HANDAXE

Unique ID: KENT-7039FD

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An Cordate flint handaxe of Palaeolithic date (800,000 - 40,000 BC). The Axe has convex sides and the butt-end is wider than the cutting-end. It has a pointed oval cross section. The flint is pale grey to oragne in colour with no cortext remaining. The fint has a glossy patina.


The implement has been bifacially worked, both faces appareing to have had equale work with all over with multi-directional flake removals, tending towards the edges.

The hand axe is 107.3mm long, 88.1mm wide, 31.3mm thick and weighs 280grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
Period from: PALAEOLITHIC
Period to: PALAEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 800000 BC
Date to: Circa 40000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 107.3 mm
Width: 88.1 mm
Thickness: 31.3 mm
Weight: 280 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Jennifer Jackson
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Kingsnorth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9939
Four figure Latitude: 51.11572636
Four figure longitude: 0.8418487
1:25K map: TQ9939
1:10K map: TQ93NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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