DOR-E6ED7D: Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age Core.

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CORE

Unique ID: DOR-E6ED7D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A large multi-platform core produced in the process of broad flake manufacture. The object is formed from a sub-ovate worn flint nodule retaining small patches of cortex. All faces show removal of large broad flakes struck from different angles. The flint is light to mid grey with matt beige inclusions, a low-gloss patina and areas of red brown ferrous staining, mainly on ridges.

Date: Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3300 to 1600 BC.

Dimensions: 81mm x 64.7mm x34mm.

Weight: 203g.

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: Circa 3300 BC
Date to: Circa 1600 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 81 mm
Width: 64.7 mm
Thickness: 34 mm
Weight: 203 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st April 2017 - Sunday 30th April 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Lucy Bevan
Identified by: Mrs Lucy Bevan

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS-019021

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Milton Abbas (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8101
Four figure Latitude: 50.80823778
Four figure longitude: -2.27102228
1:25K map: ST8101
1:10K map: ST80SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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