YORYM-AF9995: Neolithic to Bronze Age : Knife

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Unique ID: YORYM-AF9995

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A complete knapped lithic implement of late Neolithic to early Bronze Age date, circa 2700BC - 1600BC. The implement is a plano-convex knife formed from a tertiary flake which is D-shaped in plan and section. The ventral surface is mostly smooth with no visible bulb of percussion and the dorsal surface is covered with short, low angle, scaled retouch.

The flint is a dark grey colour. The implement is 38.7mm long, 23.3mm wide, 6.4mm thick and weighs 5.9g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2700 BC
Date to: Circa 1600 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38.7 mm
Width: 23.3 mm
Thickness: 6.4 mm
Weight: 5.9 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E04744

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
District: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Tickhill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5994
Four figure Latitude: 53.43948219
Four figure longitude: -1.1132886
1:25K map: SK5994
1:10K map: SK59SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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

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Audit data

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

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