GAT-A73EB6: Ventral face, flint blade

Rights Holder: Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
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BLADE

Unique ID: GAT-A73EB6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Retouched flint blade removed from a prepared core, of whitish-grey flint. The blade, manufactured from a secondary flake, has largely unifacial direct semi-abrupt retouch along both lengths, and a point has been created at the promixal end to the extent that the bulb of percussion is barely discernable. The dorsal face of the blade has a minimum of five negative scars, two of which show a hinged termination. The original colour of the blade was most likely to have a been dark-grey, and exposure to the elements has resulted in the present whitish-grey appearance.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MESOLITHIC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 91.6 mm
Width: 21.3 mm
Thickness: 8.5 mm
Weight: 12.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st December 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Nina Steele
Identified by: Nina Steele
Secondary identifier: Mr George Smith

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PRN 24090

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gwynedd (Unitary Authority)
District: Gwynedd (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Bangor (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SH5873
Four figure Latitude: 53.234991
Four figure longitude: -4.12902
1:25K map: SH5873
1:10K map: SH57SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GAT
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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