SWYOR-2F26B7: polished tool

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ADZE

Unique ID: SWYOR-2F26B7

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

Fragment of an early Neolithic polished stone tool – either an adze or axehead. The tool has been ground so that the areas of surface still surviving are smooth. There are quite large areas of damage on the tool; the blade edge is completely missing making the original size of the tool difficult to interpret. The tool weighs 146.77g and measures 83.95mm in length, 43.71mm in width and 26.87mm in thickness.

Class: Polished

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: 2500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 83.95 mm
Width: 43.71 mm
Thickness: 26.87 mm
Weight: 146.77 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 4th April 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Marshall
Identified by: Ms Anna Marshall

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
To be known as: Saxton

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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