Rights Holder: The British Museum
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: BERK-021E5B

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

A General prehistoric piece of flint debitage comprising a long blade-like flake with hinge fracture at base, damage to proximal end. A tiny bit of platform survives.


Oxfordshire & West Berkshire PAS Record Sheet No: P562

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN
Period to: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 46.6 mm
Width: 18.9 mm
Thickness: 7.6 mm
Weight: 7.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 15th September 2017

Rally details.

This object was found at Detectival 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Leafield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3015
Four figure Latitude: 51.83281208
Four figure longitude: -1.56604031
1:25K map: SP3015
1:10K map: SP31NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: DEV-6727BD
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broadperiod: UNKNOWN
A piece of Prehistoric flint debitage, probably dating to the Late Neolithic or Bronze Age, although a single flake cannot be dated with conf…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: DEV-E7AD5A
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broadperiod: UNKNOWN
A group of 33 peices of Prehistoric flint debitage; although the group is not uniform, it appears to have been sourced almost exlusively from…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: KENT-7DDC35
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broadperiod: UNKNOWN
A piece of lithic 'debitage' or waste flake of uncertain prehistoric date. Description: Irregularly shaped flake of translucent grey flint wi…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.