Record Details

NHER Number:14920
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint knife (poorly located)


It is recorded that in 1979 a Neolithic polished discoidal knife was recovered from the parish of Swaffham. The exact nature and location of this discovery are unclear.

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Full description

Exact site unknown.
Polished discoidal knife.
See (S1) quoting Evans, 343.
Ashmolean Museum.
Information from F. Healy (NAU).
Compiled by E. Rose (NAU), 15 May 1979.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • DISCOIDAL KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POLISHED KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Article in Serial: Clarke, J. G. D. 1929. Discoidal Polished Flint Knives - Their typology and distribution. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol VI Pt I (for 1928) pp 40-54.

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