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    • Created: Friday 6th July 2018
    • Primary material: Flint

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Record ID: IOW-F6BA2D
Object type: ADZE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Mesolithic or Neolithic flint adze or pick (c. 10000 -c. 3500 BC) . This object has been made on an elongated flint nodule. It is sub-oval in cross-section except at the butt end where it is sub triangular in cross-section. The dorsal face has about 80% off-white cortex and the ventral face has been crudely flaked all over. A large indentation on the ventral face appears to have been made deliberately. The implement seems not to have a cutting edge but may have been damaged while in use. However, the patina is the same as elsewhere. The butt end is worked overall and is relatively f…
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 10th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-F600F4
Object type: LEAF ARROWHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete knapped flint leaf-shaped arrowhead of Neolithic date, c. 4000 - 3000 BC. Manufactured on a by a tertiary flake of fine grained greyish flint that has now patinated white/mottled blue, it is ogival in plan- demonstrating a rounded butt and curving sides that taper towards the now missing tip. Both faces of the arrowhead have been secondarily worked by means of long/invasive low-angle pressure flaking, which has removed most of the original flake surfaces. One face has a longitudinal arrise while the other face is slightly convex, the former having been worked to a lesser …
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 6th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'West Stow', grid reference and parish protected.


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