ESS-DD2BF1: A piece of Mesolithic flint debotage, dating 9,000-3450 BC.

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DEBITAGE

Unique ID: ESS-DD2BF1

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

A piece of Mesolithic flint debitage, dating 9,000-3450 BC. The bulb of percussion is visible on the ventral side, with undulations radiating away. A single ridge is present on the dorsal side. There is no evidence of retouch along the blade edges.

Dimensions: lenght: 30.30 mm; width: 16.05 mm; thickness: 4.77 mm; weight: 2.26g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: CIMS
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: MESOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 9000 BC
Date to: Circa 3450 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.3 mm
Width: 16.05 mm
Thickness: 4.77 mm
Weight: 2.26 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr B Paites
Identified by: Mr B Paites

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OEF 7883

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Thurrock (Unitary Authority)
District: Thurrock (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Orsett (Unitary Authority Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ6285
Four figure Latitude: 51.54065264
Four figure longitude: 0.33462782
1:25K map: TQ6285
1:10K map: TQ68NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: CIMS
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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