SWYOR-B51142: Mesolithic - Neolithic flint blade, dorsal face

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BLADE

Unique ID: SWYOR-B51142

Object type certainty: Certain
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Retouched flint blade, possibly dating from the Mesolithic – Neolithic. The blade is sub-rectangular in plan and has a curved section. There is some limited retouch around the edges and the tool may have been used as a knife. The blade weighs 5.06g and measures 41.9mm in length, 14.9mm in width and 11.2mm in thickness.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 6500 BC
Date to: 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41.9 mm
Width: 14.9 mm
Thickness: 11.2 mm
Weight: 5.06 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Marshall
Identified by: Ms Anna Marshall

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: East Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Barton-under-Needwood (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1818
Four figure Latitude: 52.75931021
Four figure longitude: -1.73471313
1:25K map: SK1818
1:10K map: SK11NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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