DENO-A790BD: Neolithic Flint Implement

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LITHIC IMPLEMENT

Unique ID: DENO-A790BD

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A flint implement of probably Neolithic date (4000-2350 B.C). Flint, white, opaque, white/cream patina across whole surface. Roughly triangular in shape and triangular in cross-section. Tertiary flake, broken with striking platform and bulb of purcussion missing. Short, sub-parallel, abrupt retouch around distal end, extending, although shallower, part way along both sides. Flakes removed from dorsal face. Some damage along along the edges on the ventral side. 42.8 mm long. 28.7 mm wide and 6.3 mm thick. 9.15 g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2350 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 42.8 mm
Width: 28.7 mm
Thickness: 6.3 mm
Weight: 9.15 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 2nd January 2015 - Friday 2nd January 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Catherine Falkner
Identified by: Mrs Catherine Falkner
Secondary identifier: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8629

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Walesby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6871
Four figure Latitude: 53.23169381
Four figure longitude: -0.98275511
1:25K map: SK6871
1:10K map: SK67SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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