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SWYOR-30530D: SWYOR-30530D Mesolithic Microburin

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MICROBURIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-30530D

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A flint probable microburin of the Mesolithic period, 10,000 BC - 4000 BC. It is a tertiary blade fragment of cream coloured opaque patinated flint. Only the proximal end of the blade survives. Some working on the right edge may have been to encourage the blade to snap where desired, forming a microburin, the discarded proximal end of a blade. It is 9.3mm long, 10.1mm wide and 2.2mm thick. 0.2g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: MESOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 10000 BC
Date to: Circa 4000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.3 mm
Width: 10.1 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 0.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013 - Tuesday 31st December 2013

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3714

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kirklees (Metropolitan District)
District: Kirklees (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Colne Valley (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE0611
Four figure Latitude: 53.59554041
Four figure longitude: -1.91081822
1:25K map: SE0611
1:10K map: SE01SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Standing water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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