SWYOR-40A676: Mesolithic flint blade

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Unique ID: SWYOR-40A676

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A mesolithic flint blade. The whole tertiary flint blade is a creamy white flint from a source in the Yorkshire Wolds. The blade shows no evidence of retouch and although undiagnostic would fit into an earlier Prehistoric (possibly Mesolithic) context. Length 33.04mm, width 13.43mm, thickness 5.84mm, weight 2.65g


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 8300 BC
Date to: Circa 3500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.04 mm
Width: 13.43 mm
Thickness: 5.84 mm
Weight: 2.65 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 3rd January 2009

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
District: Leeds (Metropolitan District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4229
Four figure Latitude: 53.755677
Four figure longitude: -1.364482
1:25K map: SE4229
1:10K map: SE42NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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