YORYM-1B7A08: Neolithic to early Bronze Age : Knife

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KNIFE

Unique ID: YORYM-1B7A08

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete knapped lithic implement of late Neolithic to early Bronze Age date, circa 2700 - 1600 BC. The implement is a probable knife formed from a tertiary flake which is pointed ovate in plan with a triangular section. The ventral surface is fairly smooth, displaying a ripples of percussion. No bulb or striking platform remains. The dorsal surface displays two long parallel flake removals. Both edges of the distal portion display semi-abrupt, long, scaled retouch.

The flint is a light grey colour. The implement is 55.5mm long, 20.2mm wide, 5.8mm thick and weighs 5.9g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2700 BC
Date to: Circa 1600 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 55.5 mm
Width: 20.2 mm
Thickness: 5.8 mm
Weight: 5.9 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05908

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: Rowley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9635
Four figure Latitude: 53.80245095
Four figure longitude: -0.54382883
1:25K map: SE9635
1:10K map: SE93NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
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: 10 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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