YORYM-55CCD4: Neolithic to Bronze Age : Knife

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KNIFE

Unique ID: YORYM-55CCD4

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

An incomplete knapped lithic implement of late Neolithic to early Bronze Age date, circa 2700 BC - 1600 BC. The implement is a fragment of the proximal portion of a plano-convex knife formed from a tertiary flake which is D-shaped in plan and ovate in section. The ventral surface is largely flat though displaying some larger removals. The dorsal surface displays short, low angled, sub-parallel removals.

The flint is a light blue/grey colour. The implement is 32.5mm long, 31.7mm wide, 10.1mm 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: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2700 BC
Date to: Circa 1600 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 32.5 mm
Width: 31.7 mm
Thickness: 10.1 mm
Weight: 9.5 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06247

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 Yorkshire (County)
District: Scarborough (District)
To be known as: Hutton Buscel

Spatial coordinates


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