KENT-B30EF5: KENT-B30EF5: Mesolithic or Neolithic burin

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Unique ID: KENT-B30EF5

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

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


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 8300 BC
Date to: Circa 2900 BC

Dimensions and weight

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

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Tunbridge Wells (District)
Parish or ward: Lamberhurst (Civil Parish)

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
General landuse: Woodland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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