SWYOR-B645D2: Neolithic - Early Bronze Age flint knife and scraper

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KNIFE

Unique ID: SWYOR-B645D2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Flint scraping tool or knife. The tool (sometimes known as slug knives) is finely worked across almost the entire dorsal face. On the ventral surface there is a small patch of bifacial working along the left edge. The tool is leaf shaped and curved. It weighs 11.24g and measures 57.1mm in length, 24.5mm in width and 7.9mm in thickness.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2500 BC
Date to: 1500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 57.1 mm
Width: 24.5 mm
Thickness: 7.9 mm
Weight: 11.24 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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