NMS-91080B:

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CRESTED BLADE

Unique ID: NMS-91080B

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

Soft hammer struck crested blade, with muti-directional flake scars to the dorsal face and some recent damage to the lateral edges, of orange and grey patinated flint. This type of distinctive debitage is part of the initial preperation of (mode 4) long blade cores. Upper Palaeolithic.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: PALAEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: PALAEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 12000 BC
Date to: Circa 10000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 101 mm
Width: 45 mm
Thickness: 21 mm
Weight: 75 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 19th October 2016 - Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jason Gibbons
Identified by: Mr Jason Gibbons

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AHS112017

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Waveney (District)
Parish or ward: Flixton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM3187
Four figure Latitude: 52.43213629
Four figure longitude: 1.39666354
1:25K map: TM3187
1:10K map: TM38NW
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

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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