DUR-100417: DUR-100417

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Unique ID: DUR-100417

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Flint flake or unfinished implement, probably Neolithic in date.

It is made from a light brown flint. It is sub-circular in plan with slightly angular edges. It is thin and has been 'pecked' all over one surface. It is unclear exactly what it was meant to be, perhaps a leaf-shaped arrowhead.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: Circa 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.67 mm
Width: 11.92 mm
Thickness: 1.84 mm
Weight: 0.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

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: Scarborough (District)
Parish or ward: Brompton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9481
Four figure Latitude: 54.216118
Four figure longitude: -0.559987
1:25K map: SE9481
1:10K map: SE98SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
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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