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Unique ID: NMS-A67B99

Object type certainty: Certain
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Neolithic to Early Bronze Age fabricator made from a found hard hammer struck white and light grey patinated tertiary piece of debitage, this was reworked with steep retouch mostly to the dorsal face at a later date. These flake removals show the original unpatinated dark grey flint. Fabricators are thought to be part of a fire lighting kit; the flint being struck with a piece of Marcasite to produce sparks. 78 x 29 x 14 mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 1501 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 78 mm
Width: 29 mm
Thickness: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 12th February 2016 - Friday 12th February 2016

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 52663
Other reference: IND12022016GC

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Bawburgh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG1609
Four figure Latitude: 52.63573543
Four figure longitude: 1.19068547
1:25K map: TG1609
1:10K map: TG10NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
Discovery circumstances: Found before 12/02/16

References cited

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Audit data

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

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