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: SWYOR-ED73F2

Record: SWYOR-ED73F2
Object type: BURIN
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
Description: A flint lithic implement, probably used as a burin, of Mesolithic date, about 10,000 BC - 4000 BC. It is formed on a tertiary flint blade whi…
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PAS record number: SWYOR-905A2A

Record: SWYOR-905A2A
Object type: BURIN
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
Description: A flint possible burin probably dating from the Mesolithic period (about 9000 BC - 4000 BC). The scraper is formed on mottled light yellow gr…
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PAS record number: WILT-E6A491

Record: WILT-E6A491
Object type: BURIN
Broadperiod: NEOLITHIC
Description: An early Neolithic truncation burin dating to the period c. 4000 - 3501 BC. The burin is formed on a tertiary flake, there is no cortex remain…
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PAS record number: LANCUM-DCC1A0

Record: LANCUM-DCC1A0
Object type: BURIN
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
Description: Mesolithic worked honey/brown flint blade, with distal burin, from a secondary core flake. There has been a somewhat scrappy reduction to the…
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PAS record number: LANCUM-2ECBF1

Record: LANCUM-2ECBF1
Object type: BURIN
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
Description: Mid to late Mesolithic chert fine chisel or burin. The chert is not one of the usual local types and appears to the same is the the glassy mi…
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