NARC-1B501A: NARC-1B501A : Debitage : Neolithic to Bronze Age

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DEBITAGE

Unique ID: NARC-1B501A

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

A complete flint/chert piece of Debitage of Neolithic to Bronze Age date (3450-800 BC). The object is sub-triangular in plan and plano-convex in section. The dorsal surface has multiple negative scars. The proximal end has been abruptly blunted and retains some cortex. All other edges have rough semi-abrupt retouch. The ventral surface is predominantly flat with three small negative scars. The lithic retains a minor amount cortex and is therefore a secondary flake.


The flint is light grey in colour with cream inclusions throughout, the cortex is light cream in colour.

Length: 36.69mm, Width: 24.68mm, Thickness: 13.52mm, Weight: 13.5g.

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 3450 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36.69 mm
Width: 24.68 mm
Thickness: 13.52 mm
Weight: 13.5 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Overstone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7965
Four figure Latitude: 52.27748139
Four figure longitude: -0.8435067
1:25K map: SP7965
1:10K map: SP76NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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