SOM-F3E09D: DEBITAGE

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DEBITAGE

Unique ID: SOM-F3E09D

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

A piece of possibly Neolithic flint debitage dating to the period c. 4000-2350 BC. It is a secondary flake as <2% of the cortex remains on the dorsal face. The dorsal face has three negative flake scars from previous flake removas from the same platforml. The ventral face, has a single striking platform at the proximal end , with prominent bulbar scar and widely spaced conchoidal ripple marks. The strike has ended in a hinge fracture at the distal end. The flint is dark grey in colour with cream speckled inclusions.

It is 36.17mm in length with a maximum width of 21.74mm and a minimum width of 11.13mm. It is 4.81mm thick with a weight of 4.22g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2350 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36.17 mm
Width: 21.74 mm
Thickness: 4.81 mm
Weight: 4.22 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Thursday 20th October 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Susan Walker
Identified by: Ms Susan Walker
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt no 17437

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Budock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW7831
Four figure Latitude: 50.13743162
Four figure longitude: -5.10804637
1:25K map: SW7831
1:10K map: SW71SE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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