Details for: Burin

A graving tool used for engraving objects. Prehistoric versions are usually made of flint or other stone, later versions usually of metal.

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PAS record number: PUBLIC-B98B53

Record: PUBLIC-B98B53
Object type: BURIN
Broadperiod: NEOLITHIC
Description: A probable burin fabricated on a small secondary flake of dark brown flint. The flake is sub-triangular in plan with a large bulb of percussio…
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PAS record number: SWYOR-3C470B

Record: SWYOR-3C470B
Object type: BURIN
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
Description: A flint probable burin of probable Mesolithic date, dating from about 9000 BC - 4000 BC. The flint is a tertiary flake, is mottled light and d…
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PAS record number: BH-05BC93

Record: BH-05BC93
Object type: BURIN
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
Description: A Mesolithic flint burin. The tool is subtriangular in plan, with several longitudinal ridges on its dorsal surface, and a flat ventral surfa…
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PAS record number: BH-05A09B

Record: BH-05A09B
Object type: BURIN
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
Description: A Mesolithic flint burin, made from a secondary flake. The piece is subcrescentic, has several ridges on its dorsal surface and diffuse rippl…
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PAS record number: SWYOR-5DBE6A

Record: SWYOR-5DBE6A
Object type: BURIN
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
Description: A probable flint burin, of probable late Mesolithic date, about 6500 BC - 4000 BC. It is formed from a brown coloured secondary flint flake wi…
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