DUR-6D2655: Flint flake of Neolithic- Bronze Age date

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FLAKE

Unique ID: DUR-6D2655

Object type certainty: Certain
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Flint flake of Neolithic- Bronze Age date. It is sub-rectangular in plan with rounded edges. In cross section it is D-shaped. The flint is mainly grey but has irregular sized patches of darker grey and white/yellow. There are three main flakes which have been taken off the upper face with a flat top and sloping sides. It is possible that there is retouch along the narrow end but it is faint.

Class: Flint

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.94 mm
Width: 7.93 mm
Weight: 4.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st November 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Secondary identifier: Mr Mark White

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Whorlton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ4702
Four figure Latitude: 54.411289
Four figure longitude: -1.27735
1:25K map: NZ4702
1:10K map: NZ40SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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