|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Palaeolithic flint handaxe and undatable prehistoric worked flints|
Fieldwalking in 2002 recovered a Lower Palaeolithic handaxe and several other prehistoric flint implements, including a core, a retouched flake and a knife.
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|Grid Reference:||TM 13607 81664|
|Parish:||DISS, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
October 2002. Fieldwalking.
Several worked flints recovered:
1 Lower Palaeolithic pointed handaxe. Lightly rolled. See drawing (S1).
1 undatable prehistoric knife, 1 core/scraper, 1 retouched flake and 1 flake.
Identified by P. Robins (NCM), see descriptions in file.
These discoveries were noted in (S2).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 July 2003. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 7 January 2014.
- FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 150001 BC)
- FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- CORE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- HANDAXE (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)
- KNIFE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- RETOUCHED FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Illustration: Robins, P. 2002. Drawing of a Lower Palaeolithic flint handaxe from Diss. Paper. 1:1. |
|<S2>||Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 2003. Archaeological Finds in Norfolk in 2003. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt III pp 563-573. p 564. |
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