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LITHIC IMPLEMENT

Unique ID: NMS-E4F8F9

Object type certainty: Certain
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Neolithic to Bronze Age semi-hard hammer struck secondary blade-like flake of unpatinated grey flint. Unmodified. 48 x 17 x 10 mm.

Neolithic to Bronze Age hard hammer struck secondary flake of unpatinated grey/brown flint with one lateral edge steeply retouched on the ventral face. 38 x 32 x 8 mm.

Neolithic secondary hard hammer struck flake from a multi-platform core, of lightly patinated dark grey banded flint with a light grey inclusion. Both lateral edges and the distal tip are recently damaged. 48 x 27 x 7.5 mm.

Neolithic to Bronze Age hard hammer struck tertiary flake of unpatinated brown flint; steeply retouched to form a sub-trapezoidal flake tool, possibly used as a chisel as the distal end is irregularly use worn with more flake removals to the dorsal face, with only a few to the ventral face. 43 x 33 x 6 mm.

Neolithic to Bronze Age hard hammer struck secondary flake of unpatinated grey flint with one edge with cortex extant; the other is sharp and has irregular fine wear from use as a cutting implement. 54 x 25 x 9 mm.

Neolithic to Bronze Age semi-hard hammer struck secondary flake of unpatinated black flint with steep retouch to both lateral edges to form a boring tool; unusually the proximal end has been constricted by retouch. 47 x 22 x 7 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 701 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 6

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 29th September 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jason Gibbons
Identified by: Mr Jason Gibbons

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 60880
Other reference: AMD092016

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Hempstead (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG1936
Four figure Latitude: 52.8768625
Four figure longitude: 1.25296397
1:25K map: TG1936
1:10K map: TG13NE
What3Words: column.twee.logbook
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: Sunday 29th January 2017
Updated: Monday 13th March 2017

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