YORYM-63B3B8: Worked Flake : Mesolithic

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LITHIC IMPLEMENT

Unique ID: YORYM-63B3B8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Three complete worked flint flakes of Mesolithic date (9500-4300 BC). Two of the lithics retain a minor amount of cortex and all have covering flaking on both dorsal and ventral surfaces. All dorsal surfaces are slightly concave whilst all ventral surfaces are slightly convex. There is retouch to one edge of each lithic.

Flint colours range from light brown to dark grey with cream inclusions throughout each flint. The cortex colour is light cream.

Length:

1). 32.11mm
2). 32.94mm
3). 21.61mm

Width:

1). 19.09mm
2). 32.91mm
3). 33.19mm

Thickness:

1). 7.59mm
2). 7.44mm
3). 4.07mm

Weight:

1). 3.79g
2). 6.24g
3). 3.06g

Class: Worked Flake

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MESOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 9500 BC
Date to: Circa 4300 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 3
Length: 32.94 mm
Width: 32.91 mm
Thickness: 7.44 mm
Weight: 6.24 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Ulrome

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: YORYM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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