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Unique ID: NMS-0F2DEB

Object type certainty: Certain
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Tertiary and broad soft hammer struck flake, of off-white patinated flint with the streaks of coarse inclusions a light brown colour, all flake scars to the dorsal face are struck in the same direction as the main flake itself, the edges are damaged in antiquity and are also patinated. Possibly a piece of debitage from the mid-process of knapping a flint axe. Neolithic, 4,000 to 2350 BC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2351 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 48 mm
Width: 43 mm
Thickness: 7 mm
Weight: 13 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 19th February 2019 - Sunday 17th March 2019

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 28003
Other reference: NMD032019

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF9937
Four figure Latitude: 52.89360329
Four figure longitude: 0.95682216
1:25K map: TF9937
1:10K map: TF93NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

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Audit data

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

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