BERK-A8F842: Prehistoric flake, one end missing.  Front.

Rights Holder: West Berkshire
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LITHIC IMPLEMENT

Unique ID: BERK-A8F842

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

A late Neolithic - early Bronze Age (2,500-1,150BC) flint flake, probably a fragment of a scraper. Pale - dark grey flint with an area of cortex present on the dorsal side. There is a prominent bulb of percussion on the ventral side. The flake has broken laterally just above the bulb. There are small areas of retouch on the right edge near the butt.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: AD 2500
Date to: AD 1150

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 34.61 mm
Width: 49.41 mm
Thickness: 10.24 mm
Weight: 18.99 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st March 2004 - Tuesday 1st June 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Kate Sumnall
Identified by: Ms Sally Worrell

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: South Oxfordshire (District)
To be known as: Goring Heath

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst accompanying partner who was detecting.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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