YORYM-DBD372: Mesolithic to Neolithic : Lithic implement

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LITHIC IMPLEMENT

Unique ID: YORYM-DBD372

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete waste flint flake of Mesolithic to Neolithic date. The flake retains the bulb of percussion and striking platform and bulb scars can also be seen. The dorsal surface has had multiple flakes removed from the surface. The flake tapers to a point at the terminal, the terminal proper has chipped off. The flint has a light greyish-white patina, 10% of the surface is coated in cortex.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 6500 BC
Date to: Circa 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 84.1 mm
Width: 26.8 mm
Weight: 12.5 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
To be known as: Duncton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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