NARC-D9494C: NARC-D9494C : Core : Mesolithic

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CORE

Unique ID: NARC-D9494C

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

A complete flint Core of Mesolithic date (9000-3450 BC). The lithic is sub-triangular in plan and bi-convex in section. The proximal end tapers to a point and the distal end is flattened to form a striking platform. Both the dorsal and ventral surfaces contain multiple negative scars. The lithic retains minor amounts of cortex.

The flint is dark grey in colour with light grey inclusions throughout. The cortex is light brown in colour.

Length: 27.56mm, Width: 29.02mm, Thickness: 26.60mm, Weight: 29.4g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MESOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 9000 BC
Date to: Circa 3450 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.56 mm
Width: 29.02 mm
Thickness: 26.6 mm
Weight: 29.4 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Deanshanger (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7640
Four figure Latitude: 52.05318488
Four figure longitude: -0.89305834
1:25K map: SP7640
1:10K map: SP74SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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