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Unique ID: NMS-6B4698

Object type certainty: Certain
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Secondary hard hammer struck flake from an opposed platform core, of unpatinated semi-translucent brown flint with irregular damage or use wear to both lateral edges. A simple flake tool. Late prehistoric: Neolithic to Bronze Age.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 701 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 46 mm
Width: 21 mm
Thickness: 6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 21st March 2017 - Friday 21st April 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 59831
Other reference: NMD042017

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Shotesham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM2598
Four figure Latitude: 52.53336057
Four figure longitude: 1.31598601
1:25K map: TM2598
1:10K map: TM29NE
What3Words: then.answers.increased
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: Sunday 18th June 2017
Updated: Sunday 18th June 2017

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