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Unique ID: NMS-71E6C5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Bag containing four struck flint flakes.

1: Secondary hard hammer struck flake, of unpatinated mottled grey and black flint, with the bulb removed and Irregular steep retouch to all edges, the distal end is blunted by use and the ventral face has a few flakes removed by damage. Neolithic to Bronze Age. 52 x 49 x 14.5 mm.

2: Three hard hammer struck flakes, grey to black flint, all secondary, with some areas of steep retouch or recent damage, Likely to be undiagnostic Neolithic to Bronze Age simple flake tools. Largest: 69 x 33 x 10 mm. Smallest: 30 x 24 x 5 mm.

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: 4
Weight: 73 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 6th September 2017 - Wednesday 4th October 2017

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 42032
Other reference: ENMD102017

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Broadland (District)
Parish or ward: Acle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG3909
Four figure Latitude: 52.62610444
Four figure longitude: 1.52991907
1:25K map: TG3909
1:10K map: TG30NE
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: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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