SWYOR-3EF572: Mesolithic Debitage

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DEBITAGE

Unique ID: SWYOR-3EF572

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

Two pieces of flint debitage of Mesolithic or Neolithic date, about 10,000 - 2200 BC.

1. A flint tertiary blade formed on patinated grey flint with a double arris on the dorsal face and snapped ends.

2. A secondary blade formed by pressure flaking across the base of a dark grey flint flake; one face is the hinged termination of the original flake. It is triangular in cross-section with cortex covering one face.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 10000 BC
Date to: Circa 2200 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 27th July 2017 - Thursday 27th July 2017

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3004

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD9431
Four figure Latitude: 53.77530004
Four figure longitude: -2.09252181
1:25K map: SD9431
1:10K map: SD93SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: 3 years ago

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