SWYOR-23148A: Neolithic flint core

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Unique ID: SWYOR-23148A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A flint core of probable Neolithic date, about 4000 BC - 2200 BC. It is formed on partially patinated grey flint with some cortex surviving. It is semi-cylindrical with two opposing striking platforms producing small flakes. It is 31.6mm long, 28.8mm wide and 17.4mm thick. 17.9g.

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: 31.6 mm
Width: 28.8 mm
Thickness: 17.4 mm
Weight: 17.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 25th March 2019 - Monday 25th March 2019

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS 3372; finder's reference: 250

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Kelfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5839
Four figure Latitude: 53.84401426
Four figure longitude: -1.11996414
1:25K map: SE5839
1:10K map: SE53NE
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
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Updated: About one month ago

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