Blade

Description
This flint blade dates to the Neolithic and was found at the site of Hembury in Devon. Blade technology is useful because it can produce many sharp tools of a consistent shape relatively quickly. Many Neolithic tool types were made from blades like this.
Accession Loan No.
139/1935/1233
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Common Name
blade
Simple Name
blade
Full Name
blade
Dimensions
whole length 55 mm; whole W 15 mm; whole depth 3 mm
Period Classification
Neolithic (4000-2200 BC)
Family Group

Material
flint
Collector / Excavator
Liddell, Dorothy M
Collection Site Name
Hembury (1934 and 1935)
Collection Town
Payhembury
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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