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Prehistoric flint flake found at Togston Links (East Chevington)

Between 2000 and 6000 years ago, during what archaeologists call the later prehistoric period, someone made a tool by chipping flakes from a lump of flint until it was the right shape to be used as a tool. This is one of the waste flakes. It was found at Togston Links, East Chevington. The location of the flake today is unknown.

Reference number:N5621
Historical period: Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)

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Source of Reference
Local History of East Chevington


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