WAW-5F39B6: Neolithic flint core

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CORE

Unique ID: WAW-5F39B6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Flint blade, representing part of core, probably Early Neolithic, c 4,000-3,300 BC. The core was struck, using a soft hammer, from a mottled, mid-grey, translucent flint, It is in the form of an long prism with a flat, D shaped section and exhibits two striking platforms, at 180 degrees to each other. It was used to produce blade-like fakes,suggesting an Early Neolithic date, this is supported by associated material. Length 44.5mm, Width 20.3mm, Thickness, 11.7mm, Mass 8.38g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 3300 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 44.5 mm
Width: 20.3 mm
Thickness: 11.7 mm
Weight: 8.38 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Birm 758

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Warwick (District)
Parish or ward: Cubbington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3269
Four figure Latitude: 52.31817668
Four figure longitude: -1.53197046
1:25K map: SP3269
1:10K map: SP36NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WAW
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