|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Upper Palaeolithic/Mesolithic crested blade and undatable prehistoric worked flints|
A scatter of prehistoric worked flints including a Late Upper Palaeolithic or Mesolithic crested blade was found in a former orchard.
Images - none
Before 5 December 2001. Fieldwalking.
Various worked flints found in former orchard:
1 Late Upper Palaeolithic/Mesolithic retouched crested blade. See drawing (S1).
1 undatable prehistoric flint side and end scraper, 7 retouched flakes and 9 unmodified flakes
No certain edges to scatter, but more finds at north end.
Identified by P. Robins (NCM). See descriptions in file. The crested blade is listed in (S2).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 March 2002. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 16 June 2016.
- FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Upper Palaeolithic to Late Mesolithic - 40000 BC to 4001 BC)
- FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- RETOUCHED FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- SIDE AND END SCRAPER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- CRESTED BLADE (Upper Palaeolithic to Late Mesolithic - 40000 BC to 4001 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Illustration: Robins, P. 2002. Drawing of a Late Upper Palaeolithic/Mesolithic flint crested blade from Great Dunham/Newton by Castle Acre. Paper. 1:1. |
|<S2>||Article in Serial: Robins, P. and Wymer, J. 2006. Late Upper Palaeolithic (Long Blade) Industries in Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLV Pt I pp 86-95. p 94. |
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