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

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

LITHIC IMPLEMENT

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

Chronology

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

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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

General landuse: Woodland

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: KENT-D6B901
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
Mesolithic worked flake knapped from light grey flint. There is platform preparation at the proximal end and the partial remains of a bulb of …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: KENT-B12028
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
Mesolithic waste flake knapped from cream-grey flint. A light brown cortex survives on 30% of the surface, and previous flakes have been remov…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: KENT-D8D186
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
Mesolithic blade, reused as a burin in either the Mesolithic or early Neolithic. Knapped from mid to light grey flint there are three arrises …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Report a mistake

Comment on this artefact's record

Your comment will be checked before being posted. We also check for spam using akismet.

Enter your comments:

* This will not be displayed to the public.

* Not compulsory

The following HTML tags can be used - a,p,ul,li,em,strong,br,img,a - and paragraphs will be automatically created

Audit data

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

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf representations.