DUR-8D9F34: DUR-8D9F34

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LITHIC IMPLEMENT

Unique ID: DUR-8D9F34

Object type certainty: Certain
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Flint flake with signs it had some work to try to make it into a leaf-shaped arrowhead. Neolithic to Bronze Age in date- c.3500- 1500 BC.

It is made from a toffee coloured flint with some white inclusions. There is small piece of cortex still remaining on the upper left-hand corner (when viewing photograph). On the upper face there is an almost central ridge running from left to right, formed by two flakes having been taken off.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With NE FLO- finder kindly donated this item for handling collection
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to the Scheme for educational use

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: Circa 1500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.67 mm
Width: 24.6 mm
Thickness: 3.96 mm
Weight: 3.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 2nd October 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5867
Four figure Latitude: 54.09564
Four figure longitude: -1.114648
1:25K map: SE5867
1:10K map: SE56NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
Current location: With NE FLO- finder kindly donated this item for handling collection
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: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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