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    • Broad period: NEOLITHIC
    • Created by: Walter (Jo) Ahmet

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Record ID: KENT-CA0C83
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Kent
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A complete flint Late-Neolithic ripple flaked arrowhead (c. 3300 BC-c. 2100 BC). Description: This arrowhead is triangular in plan with a slightly concave base. The arrowhead appears to have had a barb on bottom left side although it appears to have beens snapped away. The arrowhead has been formed by a mixture of short scaled low-angle retouch save for half of the dorsal face where the retouch is formed from invasive parrallel low-angle retouch. The arrowhead is dark brown becoming lighter and more transluscent towarsds its edges. Measurements: 27.33mm long, 20.95mm wide, 5.29mm thi…
Created on: Tuesday 9th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
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Record ID: KENT-AA9026
Object type: BORER
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Kent
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A complete flint borer likely of Neolithic-Early Bronze age date (c. 4000 BC - 1000 BC). Description: The borer is roughly pear shaped but with a very narrow neck and wider bulbous butt end. There is extensive short scaled semi-abrupt to abrupt retouch along the mesal (sides), from the wide rounded butt, which comes in from both the ventral and dorsal facings to create and accentuate a working point. The flaking and retouch has created a blunt edge on the outer edge of the butt. The striking platform is not very clear but has obscured by flaking to shape the butt. There is a bulbar sc…
Created on: Tuesday 25th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 26th September 2018
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Record ID: KENT-A68BA0
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Kent
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An incomplete flint knife made from a utilised flake, probably dating to the late Neolithic - (c.4000 BC - c.2200 BC). Description: The fragment represents the butt end of a knife formed from a tertiary flake. The fragment is sub-rectangular in shape and triangular in cross-section. The heavy conchoidal fractures (rippling) are substantial and clear indicating the use of hard hammer technique in its production. The retouch used to create the blade is along both edges consists of invasive scaled, low-angle to semi-abrupt. The right side of the dorsal face near the butt is a slight conc…
Created on: Tuesday 25th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 26th September 2018
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Record ID: KENT-A602FA
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Kent
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A possible flint hollow or coarse scraper of likely of Neolithic to late prehistoric date c 3300-1 BC. Description: The scraper is made from a highly patinated secondary flake significantly older than the retouch creating the two hollow scraping edges. The flake is irregularly shaped with pronounced flaking, bulb of percussion and conchoidal rippling, it is also quite curved in profile. The two hollow scraping edges start from distal end of the flint and extend roughly half way down the length of tool. The flint has been heavily battered, the scraping edges are formed by irregularly s…
Created on: Tuesday 25th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 26th September 2018
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Record ID: KENT-19465E
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Kent
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A fragment polished flint polished flint axehead of Neolithic date, c.4000-2200BC. Description: The fragment represents a middle section of the axehead. possibly forwards the wider blade end, but it is difficult to be certain. All original sides and faces are heavily polished though a number of original (pre-polishing?) or subsequent reworking flake scars are present along both edges. These flake scars may indicate a period of re-edging or similar reworking and further polishing after its initial production. Longitudinal striations caused by the polishing of the surfaces are visible o…
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Monday 13th August 2018
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Record ID: KENT-F67B57
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Kent
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An incomplete rounded flint scraper likely of Neolithic date (c.4000-2200 BC). Description: The scraper survives in an a irregular shape with a long rounded end and pointed recent break opposite. The flaking on the dorsal and the and conchoidal scarring (rippling) on the ventral face are very pronounced which suggest hard hammer technology. The majority of the edge has short, scaled semi-abrupt retouch struck from the dorsal face, save the long broken edge which is formed by a transverse hinge fracture. The flint is an opaque dark brown with mottled areas of lighter patches. Measur…
Created on: Wednesday 18th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-F6397A
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete rounded flint scraper likely of Neolithic date (c.4000-2200 BC). Description: The scraper survives in an irregular shape with a long rounded end and pointed recent break opposite. The dorsal face mostly covered in a light beige cortex, indicating the utilisation of a primary flake The flaking on the dorsal and the and conchoidal scarring (rippling) on the ventral face are very pronounced which suggest hard hammer technology. The majority of the edge has short, scaled semi-abrupt retouch struck from the dorsal face, where not broken and abraded which accounts for about 40…
Created on: Wednesday 18th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-ACA4F3
Object type: BORER
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint borer likely of Neolithic to Bronze Age date. Description: The borer is sub-triangular in plan with three large and dressed striking platform. There is extensive short scaled low angle retouch along the mesal (sides) of the two dorsal faces, with striking coming in from multiple angles, primarily from the dorsal faces on the right side and from the ventral face on the left. The point appears to remain intact although may have been reworked.. The bulb of percussion and the conchoidal fractures are very pronounced which suggests hard hammer striking. The flint is heavily mottled…
Created on: Wednesday 20th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 21st June 2018
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Record ID: KENT-7B02CB
Object type: RETOUCHED FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Kent
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An uncertain lithic object of uncertain prehistoric date, likely Late Bronze Age to Iron Age in date. Description: The object is formed from irregularly shaped secondary flake, with a heated patination on the proximal end. The bulb of percusion and inded te bulbar scar is quite substantial. The flaking is however very irregular, the striking platform is flat but indented into a concave section of the ventral face. The retouch is situation at the proximal end of the flint. On one side has a short scaled semi-abrupt retouch creating a hollowed scraping edge which extends no more than a …
Created on: Monday 18th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 20th June 2018
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Record ID: KENT-C30AE1
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A single flint wast flake (debitage) of uncertain prehistoric date, possibly later prehistoric c.4000-1000BC. Description: The flake is a pointed oval shape with extensive conchoidal rippling and pronounced bulb of percussion indicating production via hard hammer technology. Measurements: 49.6mm long, 22.92mm wide, 4.21mm thick and 4.84g in weight.
Created on: Wednesday 16th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 17th May 2018
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Record ID: KENT-C2CC71
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A probable Neolithic flint knife, (c.4000 - c. 2200 BC) Description: The knife is formed from a tertiary flake sub-rectangular in shape with a roughly triangular cross section, the flat face is the ventral side of the flake. The edge is created with short invasive scaled low angle retouch it doesn't extend to each end of the edge and has been worked from both faces. The opposite edge has some crushing at the top corner around a fault in the flint, possibly to blunt a sharp section the knapper didn't deem necessary. The ventral face has a prominent bulb of percussion and clear conchoid…
Created on: Wednesday 16th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 17th May 2018
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Record ID: KENT-DB5058
Object type: CORE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
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An uncertain bifacial worked uncertain lithic object, possibly a levallois core of uncertain date. Description: The object is roughly pear shaped, with a wider wide end. One side has an area of fine invasive scaled retouch reminiscent of levallois shaping but without any substantial method to it. This retouch is interrupted by a patch of cortex or fault. the other side has some flake insavive flake removals on the right side with a large removal again reminscant of levallois shaping leaving a large dish shape. The left side of this latter facing is heaving crushed indicating substa…
Created on: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st February 2018
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Record ID: KENT-DAF8D6
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Kent
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An irregularly shaped probable flint blade of Neolithic to Bronze Age date. Description: The object is irregularly shaped wiht a long thin blade and a wider square butt. It is formed from a secondary flake with some cortex still remaing at the butt end. The blade is formed from short abrupt retouch which produces shoulders with the butt. the back of the blade is formed by similar crushed short scaled abrupt retouch. All the object's rippling is produced from the hard hammer technique shwo by prominant conchoidal rippling and the ventral face's bulb of percussion. Measurements: 3…
Created on: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st February 2018
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Record ID: KENT-88F274
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An irregular flint scraper of uncertain date, possibly of Neolithic to Bronze Age date (c.4000-1000 BC). Description: The scraper is irregular shaped, with one concave rounded edge, an opposite convex edge and one pointed shouldered flat edge. It is formed from a secondary flake. The flaking along both facing edges, the bulb of percussion and conchoidal scarring (rippling) on the ventral face is very pronounced which suggest hard hammer technology. The rounded corner between the curved convex edge and the long edge with cortex has scaled semi-abrupt retouch struck from the dorsal…
Created on: Wednesday 24th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 25th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Goodnestone', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-768636
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint scraper likely of Bronze age date (c. 2200 - 800 BC), utilising an earlier flake. Description: The scraper is sub-triangular (almost teardrop) in shape with a wider outer slightly convex edge, an inner concave edge and a wide body. It is formed from a secondary flake with some cortex remaining on the outer edge. There is retouch along the convex edge formed of short very regular scaled semi-abrupt removals. This retouch goes through flint that has begun to recorticate indicating this retouch occured a substantial amount of time after the production of the flake. The short e…
Created on: Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 25th January 2018
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Record ID: KENT-762B65
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint scraper likely of Bronze age date (c. 2200 - 800 BC), utilising an earlier flake. Description: The scraper is sub-rectangular in shape with one slightly wider corner. It is formed from a secondary flake with some cortex remaining at the distal end. There is a retouch along the right hand edge formed of short very irregular scaled semi-abrupt removals. This retouch goes through flint that is begining to recorticate indicating this retouch occured a substantial amount of time after the production of the flake. The opposite edge has short scaled abrupt retouch which is patinat…
Created on: Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 25th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Goodnestone', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-75B846
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A near complete flint scraper likely Neolithic-Early Bronze age date (c. 4000 BC - 1000 BC). Description: The scraper is sub triangular in shape and formed from a tertiary flake. There is extensive short scaled semi-abrupt to abrupt retouch along the mesal (sides), which comes in from both the ventral and dorsal facings to create a very slightly curved point. The striking platform and bulb of percussion are very irregular and has been extensively, heavily struck and reshaped removing much of the bulb etc. The bulb of percussion and the conchoidal fractures are very pronounced which…
Created on: Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 25th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Goodnestone', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-B8A649
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Neolithic to early Bronze-Age button/thumb-nail scraper, c.4000BC - 1000BC Description: The scraper is small and rounded in plan. It is made from a tertiary flake with good flaking. The scraper edge is formed from semi-invasive scaled semi-abrupt to abrupt retouch around most of the edge including across the striking platform all from the dorsal edge. The bulb of percussion is quite shallow despite having quite substantial conchoidal rippling. The flint is a very dark grey colour with some cortex remaining on the ventral face. Measurements: 30.07mm long, 24.78mm wide, 5.74mm t…
Created on: Thursday 21st December 2017
Last updated: Thursday 21st December 2017
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Record ID: KENT-B8882D
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An irregular 'rounded' flint scraper of uncertain date, likely Late Neolithic to early Bronze Age (c.3300BC - 1000BC). Description: The scraper is rounded with a flatt butt end where the striking plaform is located and a flat right edge. It has heavily worked edges on the dorsal face. The bulb of percussion, flaking and retouch are very pronounced which suggests the use of a hard hammer in their production. Majority of the edge barring the small straight edge on the butt end and can be described as short, scaled semi-abrupt retouch. The ventral edge has substantial reworking that h…
Created on: Thursday 21st December 2017
Last updated: Thursday 21st December 2017
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Record ID: KENT-C7196B
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A group of flint debitage (waste flakes) totalling 10 pieces, uncertain prehistoric date, probably Neolithic to Bronze Age. 4000BC-1000BC. Description Number Description Measurements 1 Secondary flake, possibly core rejuvination flake from a core producing blade. White in colour with some light brown cortex. 77.18mm long, 27.71mm wide, 14.52mm thick and 26.16g in weight 2 A tertiary flake, partially worked along the sides, unfinished denticulare or similar serrted tool? Dark brown with patch of light grey 55.09mm long, 35.89…
Created on: Wednesday 15th November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 15th November 2017
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