|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Upper Palaeolithic or Mesolithic backed flint blade|
Upper Palaeolithic or Mesolithic backed flint blade found on the surface in 1973. This blade had been reworked at one end to create a burin (a form of borer).
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|Parish:||NORTH ELMHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
1973 or 1974. Stray Find.
Exact findspot unknown; somewhere in fields east of railway, east of Spong Farm, west of parish boundary:
1 Late Upper Palaeolithic (or possibly Mesolithic) flint blade. Brown flint, backed along one edge and sharpened as burin at distal end. Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1998.128.4).
Identified by J. J. Wymer (NAU) and compiled by A. Rogerson (NAU), 23 November 1987.
Information form (S1).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 August 2013.
- FINDSPOT (Upper Palaeolithic to Late Mesolithic - 40000 BC to 4001 BC?)
- BACKED BLADE (Upper Palaeolithic to Late Mesolithic - 40000 BC to 4001 BC)
- BURIN (Upper Palaeolithic to Late Mesolithic - 40000 BC to 4001 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|<S1>||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
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