YORYM-F30280: Neolithic to Bronze Age : Debitage

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DEBITAGE

Unique ID: YORYM-F30280

Object type certainty: Certain
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A piece of debitage of probable Neolithic to Bronze Age date, circa 4000 - 800 BC. It is a primary flake, retaining approximately 95% cortex on the dorsal surface. Multiple flaking scars are present on the ventral surface and small patches of naturally occurring edge damage are visible.

The flint is a mid-dark grey colour. The implement is 47.8mm long, 45.5mm wide, 15.2mm thick and weighs 39.3g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 47.8 mm
Width: 45.5 mm
Thickness: 15.2 mm
Weight: 39.3 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05333

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)
Parish or ward: Bempton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA2071
Four figure Latitude: 54.12086813
Four figure longitude: -0.16545235
1:25K map: TA2071
1:10K map: TA27SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
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: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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