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1FFA7504-BFEB-46CE-9FDB-4A79B1354D1A.jpeg  ABB17D7D-8198-4882-9825-4B1039A8F337.jpeg  35691116-8003-45F5-867A-CA1A22759B36.jpeg  Found this recently in Charmouth. Is it anything of significance or just a piece of flint?
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I'm no expert...but it does look worked to me
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I believe this is what was leftof a flint a flint after flakes had been struck off to make tools.
Colin Huller
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Hello, it isn`t a core; probably a tool, but it has been wethered and details are lost. From what I know, this has been made with indirect percussion, looking at the scar the working has made. But I could be totally wrong...
Best to show this piece to an expert; he/she may tell you a lot more.

greets, Bert
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Weald on Bed
Like Bert says, not a core but a blade. The clue is the retouching along the edges (small semicircular chips removed to sharpen the cutting edge) - clearest on left hand side in the last photo. Blades were typically removed from a large core in sequence, so as in this case, they'll be smooth on one side (what was the inner surface, towards the middle of the core) and faceted on the other (where other blades had previously been flaked off the outside)
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Chris G
Well found. It's had a hard life! Plenty of pieces that look like tools or blades turn up on ploughed land and you would be surprised what modern farm machinery can do to a lump of flint. But they don't leave parallel facets and it's always a bit of a clue to sequential work as Weald on Bed says. Have a look at flint tool making on YT and you'll see the process.
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