Record Details

NHER Number:6577
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Unprovenanced Mesolithic flint burin (East Beckham, poorly located)


The Norwich Castle Museum holds a Mesolithic flint burin (an engraving tool) that was found at an unknown location in East Beckham some time prior to 1935.

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Full description

Pre 1935. Stray Find.
According to (S1) the Norwich Castle Museum's Barclay Collection includes a Mesolithic flint burin from East Beckham (NWHCM : 1935.57).
This collection includes various Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic flint implements from several Norfolk parishes that were collected by F. H. Barclay and others during the early 20th century. These finds are not individually accessioned.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 16 July 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • BURIN (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Mesolithic.

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