NARC-BC5433: NARC-BC5433 : Blade : Neolithic

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BLADE

Unique ID: NARC-BC5433

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete flint blade of Neolithic date (3500-2300 BC). The lithic is triangular in plan and plano-convex in section. The All edges have regular low angle retouch similar to denticulation. The dorsal surface has covering scaled flaking with recortification over the proximal half. The ventral surface has ripples of percussion emanating from the proximal end.


The flint is a dark brown in colour with dark grey inclusions. The recortification is dark cream in colour.


Length: 28.92mm, Width: 28.06mm, Thickness: 7.22mm, Weight: 4.9g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: Circa 2300 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.92 mm
Width: 28.06 mm
Thickness: 7.22 mm
Weight: 4.9 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Kettering (District)
Parish or ward: Stoke Albany (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7989
Four figure Latitude: 52.49319967
Four figure longitude: -0.83785658
1:25K map: SP7989
1:10K map: SP78NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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