KENT-07E344: Lithic flake

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Unique ID: KENT-07E344

Object type certainty: Possibly
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A possible flint waste flake reutilised as a serrate implement or denticulate of uncertain age, possibly Late Bronze Age to Iron Age in date?

Description: The flake is a tertiary flake and ovoid in plan. It has had long thin removals on the ventral face. Along the left edge of the ventral face are a number of irregular short scaled abrupt to semi-abrupt removals. It is uncertain how intentioanl these removals are however. At the bottom right corner edge of the ventral side is some short scaled abrupt retouch. The entire flint is mottled beige and white with some iron stiaining and concretions adhering to it.

Measurements: 74.34mm long, 42.29mm wide, 9.27mm thick and 29.31g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 1000 BC
Date to: Circa

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 74.34 mm
Width: 42.29 mm
Thickness: 9.27 mm
Weight: 29.31 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Ringwould with Kingsdown (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR3548
Four figure Latitude: 51.1828971
Four figure longitude: 1.36119717
1:25K map: TR3548
1:10K map: TR34NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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