SWYOR-B635D7: Mesolithic - Neolithic flint blade, dorsal face.

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BLADE

Unique ID: SWYOR-B635D7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Flint blade, probably late Mesolithic to Neolithic. The blade has a squared distal end with a sharp corner possibly used as a piercing tool. The blade may have been used as a cutting implement. The blade weighs 3.31g and measures 40.7mm in length, 16.9mm in width and 4.7mm in thickness.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4500 BC
Date to: 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 40.7 mm
Width: 16.9 mm
Thickness: 4.7 mm
Weight: 3.31 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
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
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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