SWYOR-86CD4C: Unknown Debitage

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Unique ID: SWYOR-86CD4C

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

Eight flint debitage flakes of Mesolithic or Neolithic date, about 9000 BC - 2200 BC. They are formed on a tertiary or secondary flakes of light grey flint, some with partial patination. One is crazed and whitened, perhaps from heat, and half the ventral face has a battered rough texture.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 9000 BC
Date to: Circa 2200 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 8
Weight: 6.64 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 27th December 2016 - Tuesday 27th December 2016

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3120

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: Calderdale (Metropolitan District)
District: Calderdale (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Heptonstall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD9232
Four figure Latitude: 53.78426068
Four figure longitude: -2.12289524
1:25K map: SD9232
1:10K map: SD93SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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