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BLADE

Unique ID: NMS-706644

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

Neolithic to Bronze Age secondary hard hammer struck blade-like flake, broken transversely with the proximal end missing. It is of unpatinated mid-grey flint with steep non-invasive retouch applied with direct percussion to the ventral face along one edge, the other edge exhibits fine use wear. Perhaps used as backed blade or simple knife. 37 x 24 x 8 mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 37 mm
Width: 24 mm
Thickness: 8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 4th November 2015 - Wednesday 6th January 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mr Jason Gibbons

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 55118
Other reference: ENMD012016

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Happisburgh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG3730
Four figure Latitude: 52.81540779
Four figure longitude: 1.5155643
1:25K map: TG3730
1:10K map: TG33SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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