GAT-ED91F4: Mesolithic Flint Blade (top view)

Rights Holder: Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
CC License:

Rights Holder: Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: GAT-ED91F4

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

Serrated blade 36 x 10 x 2.5. Cream coloured flint. Long narrow blade probably punch-struck with fine inverse retouched serrations on one long edge.


Probably later Mesolithic.

(George Smith, Gwynedd Archaeological Trust)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36.59 mm
Width: 11.09 mm
Thickness: 3.11 mm
Weight: 1.2 g

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Roland Flook
Identified by: Mr Roland Flook

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: PRN32881
Other reference: PAS2014-36-002

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gwynedd (Unitary Authority)
District: Gwynedd (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Aberdaron (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SH1424
Four figure Latitude: 52.78144791
Four figure longitude: -4.75929342
1:25K map: SH1424
1:10K map: SH12SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: GAT-EDD96B
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
Tertiary blade ie no cortex, 32 x 16 x 5mm. Cream coloured flint but well-weathered. Unworked. Probably punch-struck. Assessment: Proba…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: GAT-EDB5C4
Object type: MICROLITH
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
Narrow blade microlithic point. 18 x 5 x 2. Buff coloured flint. Straight, rod shape, with short abrupt retouch on two edges. Assessment: …
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: GAT-EDF6F8
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
Tertiary blade 31 x 13 x 5. Light grey flint. Unworked, probably punch struck. Assessment: Probably Mesolithic. A flint core (PRN7063) …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Audit data

Recording Institution: GAT
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.