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Record ID: HESH-92ED83
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Cheshire West and Chester
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Complete flint blade of probable later Mesolithic date (6500BC - 3500BC). The flint tool is broadly sub-rectangular in plan and cross section. It is much thicker than most blades and the two long edges taper to a blunted point. The bulb of percussion is lost. The two long sides and the lower end of the blade have been retouched / reworked. The retouch is extensive on both long edges where both pressure and direct knapping have been used. The tip is sharpened with retouch in two directions and the butt end is also trimmed with small shallow flakes being removed. A slight notch is …
Created on: Wednesday 2nd February 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 4th January 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Farndon', grid reference and parish protected.

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