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RETOUCHED FLAKE

Unique ID: NMS-FACC4C

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

Tertiary, soft hammer struck flake, of unpatinated dark grey flint with two white and buff coarse inclusions. One side of the distal end is recently broken at 45 degrees to the orientation of the flake, with steep retouch to either side of the proximal end, one side is restricted to a broad notch c. 13 mm across, the other edge is straightened by retouch (unusually) on the bulbar side from the platform to almost half-way where upon it becomes irregular towards the break.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 701 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 45 mm
Width: 33 mm
Thickness: 5.5 mm
Weight: 8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 11th October 2018 - Wednesday 14th November 2018

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 37489
Other reference: AMD112018

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Broadland (District)
Parish or ward: Hevingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG2122
Four figure Latitude: 52.75039921
Four figure longitude: 1.27317066
1:25K map: TG2122
1:10K map: TG22SW
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: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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