NLM-5E4613: Neolithic Plano Convex Knife

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PLANO CONVEX KNIFE

Unique ID: NLM-5E4613

Object type certainty: Certain
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Flint plano convex knife. A short oval flat-ended pebble with a slightly bulbar ventral surface and with covering angled scalar retouch executed from the dorsal aspect. One end is now indented by the hard hammer removal of a flake. Scars on the ventral surface are from more recent adventitious damage. A creamy patina overall suggests the object has endured exposure to a calcareous environment after its deposition while orange spots point to its incorporation in gravels. Suggested date: Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age, 2700-1600 BC.

Length: 31.9mm, Width: 19.9mm, Thickness: 9.5mm, Weight: 7.35gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 31.9 mm
Width: 19.9 mm
Thickness: 9.5 mm
Weight: 7.35 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 23rd July 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39875

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: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Barnetby le Wold

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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