DEV-EC021C: Late Neolithic to Bronze Age flint core

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CORE

Unique ID: DEV-EC021C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A probable Late Neolithic to Bronze Age pebble flint core, probably dating to c. 3000-800 BC. Sub-rectangular in plan and broadly D-shaped in cross section, with cortex covering the entire convex face. The core has a single striking platform from which a series of small sub-parallel blade-like flake removals have been struck. Of a pale grey pebble flint mottled with white inclusions.

Dimensions: length 29.3mm; width 28.4mm; thickness 21.3mm; weight: 24.44g.

See also: DEV-EBC5B0 and DEV-EBB2BD, parts of the same scatter of flint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 3000 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.3 mm
Width: 28.4 mm
Thickness: 21.3 mm
Weight: 24.44 g

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019303

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Torridge (District)
Parish or ward: Landcross (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SS4624
Four figure Latitude: 50.9947345
Four figure longitude: -4.19585531
1:25K map: SS4624
1:10K map: SS42SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: DEV
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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