|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Neolithic flint sickle (Wreningham, poorly located)|
It is recorded that before 1929 a Neolithic flint sickle was recovered from the parish of Wreningham.
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|Parish:||WRENINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Found by a boy in a gravel pit at bottom of a cooking place 'a pocket of black soot like earth in a hole 4ft (1.2m) deep by about 2ft (0.6m) square'.
Flint sickle 4 1/2inches (1.4m) long horny texture (last phase of Neolithic).
British Museum record says near top of filling.
British Museum (purchased Canon Fardell) 1929. 4-17 (S1), (S2), (S3).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 19 NE 19. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Wreningham. |
|<S1>||Article in Serial: Moir, J. Reid. 1929. Further Unpublished Flint Implements. Antiquaries Journal. Vol IX No 3 pp 239-243. pp 249-250. |
|<S2>||Article in Monograph: Sainty, J. E. 1935. Norfolk Prehistory. Report of the Annual Meeting, 1935. Norwich, September 4-11. British Association for the Advancement of Science. Appendix pp 60-71. p 65. |
|<S3>||Article in Serial: Clark, G. 1932. The Curved Flint Sickle Blades of Britain. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol VII Pt I pp 67-81. p 73. |
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