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DEBITAGE

Unique ID: HESH-43C408

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93 pieces of tertiary flint debitage of Neolithic date. All the flakes range in colour from dark black to light grey all have been worked and exhibit conchoidal ripples and / or the bulb of percussion and the striking platform on the ventral face and multiple flake removal scars on the dorsal. None have been retouched. Many of the pieces have been abraded in the plough soil.

The largest flake measures 38.1mm length, 19.1mm width, is 5.8mm thick and weighs 3.92 grams

The smallest flake measures 12.2mm length, 9.5mm width, is 3.3mm thick and weighs 0.26 grams

The 93 flakes have a bulk weight of 105 grams

This collection is from an assemblage of later Mesolithic and the Early Neolithic flintworking.

Notes:

The flints in this record have not been photographed

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: Circa 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 93
Weight: 105 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Shropshire Museum Service; Object Entry Form: E.01743

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Pembridge

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Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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