LITHIC IMPLEMENT

Unique ID: KENT-B30EF5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Mesolithic or early Neolithic burin knapped from light cream-grey flint. The distal end has been worked to a point, however there is a worn break where the tip has snapped. Previous flakes have been removed from the surface of the flint, and there is some scaring towards the proximal end. It is 34.69mm long, 15.42mm wide, 6.68mm thick and weighs 2.76 grams.

Class: Burin

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: NEOLITHIC [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa 8300 BC
Date to: Circa 2900 BC

Dimensions and weight

Length: 34.69 mm
Width: 15.42 mm
Thickness: 6.68 mm
Weight: 2.76 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1960 - Saturday 1st January 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Laura McLean - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Kent
District: Tunbridge Wells
Parish: Lamberhurst

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ6736
Four figure Latitude: 51.098987 Four figure longitude: 0.383724
1:25K map: TQ6736
1:10K map: TQ63NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking [scope notes]
General landuse: Woodland[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Monday 28th November 2005
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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