LVPL-C5D49A: Langdale axe Yorkshire

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AXE

Unique ID: LVPL-C5D49A

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

A section of a greenstone axe head, Langdale type VI.

Extremes:- 79.2mm, 51.9mm, 25.4mm

from start of taper to blade- 24mm

from widest point to break point:- 52mm

asymmetrical blade.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 79.4 mm
Width: 52 mm
Thickness: 25.8 mm
Weight: 162.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 21st January 2019 - Friday 21st December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Ben Jones
Identified by: Mr Ben Jones

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Incomplete

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)
To be known as: Londesborough

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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