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FLAKE

Unique ID: NMS-D3D898

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

Secondary, hard hammer struck flake of unpatinated black flint with a strip of thin, weathered cortex to one edge. The distal end has an oblique transverse bending fracture and both lateral edges are irregularly damaged. Neolithic to Bronze Age, 4,000 to 700 BC.

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: 40.5 mm
Width: 27.5 mm
Thickness: 10.5 mm
Weight: 12 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 7th March 2019 - Wednesday 3rd April 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jason Gibbons
Identified by: Mr Jason Gibbons

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 51394
Other reference: ENMD042019

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: North Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Happisburgh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG3730
Four figure Latitude: 52.81540779
Four figure longitude: 1.5155643
1:25K map: TG3730
1:10K map: TG33SE
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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