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Unique ID: NMS-AB69BB

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

Two tertiary hard hammer struck flakes, Steeply retouched to the distal end and to a lesser degree the lateral edges. One unpatinated black/grey flint, the other is of mottled grey flint with a misty pale grey patination with spotty iron stains to both faces.

Black/grey: 35 x 40 x 7 mm, 14 g. Late Neolithic, 3,000 to 2,351 BC.

Mottled grey: 52 x 40 x 11 mm, 25 g. Early Neolithic. 4,000 to 3,000 BC.


Rally: ENF147540

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2
Weight: 40 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 19th November 2019 - Monday 20th January 2020

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 60239
Other reference: NMD012020

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: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Runhall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG0508
Four figure Latitude: 52.63102136
Four figure longitude: 1.02775715
1:25K map: TG0508
1:10K map: TG00NE
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: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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