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Unique ID: NMS-AC4931

Object type certainty: Certain
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Twelve hard hammer struck flakes, of varying shades of mottled grey/black flint, some with pale patination. Three are secondary, the rest are tertiary, two are struck from flawed flint and very few are retouched to any great degree. Undiagnostic late prehistoric.

Largest: 58 x 49 x 11 mm.

Smallest: 28 x 21 x 7 mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 12
Weight: 137 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 20th November 2018 - Monday 21st January 2019

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 4084
Other reference: NMD012019

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Beeston with Bittering (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF8915
Four figure Latitude: 52.69967661
Four figure longitude: 0.79566178
1:25K map: TF8915
1:10K map: TF81NE
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

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