Record Details

NHER Number:32182
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic laurel leaf


A Neolithic flint laurel leaf collected during metal detecting.

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Grid Reference:TG 02 42
Map Sheet:TG04SW

Full description

September-October 1996. Metal-detecting. [1].
Laurel leaf. Rather thick example, broken at one end. Mottled grey flint with slight patina and spotty iron staining. Dimensions (>47) by 29 by 11mm. Both faces carry a trace of cortex showing that the artefact was prepared from a piece of tabular flint or pebble, rather than the more usual flake blank.
Identified by P. Robins (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 9 December 1996.

Before September 2017. Metal-detecting. [2].
IND25092017AM - PAS details to follow.
A. Beckham (HES), 28 January 2019.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • LAUREL LEAF (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

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