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Record ID: PUBLIC-F30B33
Object type: STRIKE A LIGHT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Found by Shauney Strick;A large piece of flint for this area which has been flaked off the end of a nodule. Flakes have been removed from the edge of the platform created and have shallowly removed cortex from the dorsal surface. The edge has been heavily abraded in places as though localised deliberate use for a grinding or strike-a-light task. There is an overall water worn appearance. There is fresher abrasion to the tip of the tool and this might be recent plough damage or reuse after the tumbling in water. Butler describes strike-a-lights from prehistoric to Medieval times on page 17.
Created on: Wednesday 6th June 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 19th March 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Raginnis', grid reference and parish protected.

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