SWYOR-00A4EF: Neolithic Core

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Unique ID: SWYOR-00A4EF

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A flint probable core rejuvenation flake of probable Neolithic date, about 4000 BC - 2200 BC. It is formed on mottled grey flint and is irregular in plan and sub-rectangular in cross-section. The left face is the striking platform and the dorsal face has several removal scars from the left. The proximal end may also have been a secondary straking platform at right angles to the other one. The product was flakes. The flake is 41mm long, 23mm wide and 18.8mm thick. 18.3g.

Class: Core rejuvenation flake

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2200 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41 mm
Width: 23 mm
Thickness: 18.8 mm
Weight: 18.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 1969 - Thursday 31st December 1970

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 677

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: Kirklees (Metropolitan District)
District: Kirklees (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Colne Valley (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE0416
Four figure Latitude: 53.64050016
Four figure longitude: -1.94097404
1:25K map: SE0416
1:10K map: SE01NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Verge

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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