SWYOR-6EEDC2: Neolithic flint implement

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Object type certainty: Probably
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Flint borer, of uncertain date, Mesolithic to Neolithic (9000 - 2200 BC). The flint is a brown colour and is translucent. It is a tertiary flake and is roughly teardrop shaped in plan and flat elliptical in section. The flint has a sharp curved point at the distal end. This point has been produced by minimal short, sub-parallel, semi-abrupt, soft hammer retouch to the left edge of the distal end carried out from the dorsal face. There is also edge damage, or possible very fine retouch on the right side at the proximal end. The flint is 30.2mm long x 14.5mm wide x 4.2mm thick. Weight 1.2g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 9000 BC
Date to: Circa 2200 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.2 mm
Width: 14.5 mm
Thickness: 4.2 mm
Weight: 1.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 31st October 2014 - Friday 31st October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Adrian Burnham
Identified by: Mr Adrian Burnham

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: Kirklees (Metropolitan District)
District: Kirklees (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Colne Valley (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE0707
Four figure Latitude: 53.55957514
Four figure longitude: -1.89579736
1:25K map: SE0707
1:10K map: SE00NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Standing water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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