Database search results

Back to simple search | Back to advanced search

    You searched for:

    • Broad period: MESOLITHIC
    • Created by: Anni Byard

  • Thumbnail image of BERK-3EA9C0

Record ID: BERK-3EA9C0
Object type: MICRODENTICULATE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete but slightly damaged struck flint, a possible microdenticulate or a multi-tool of probable Mesolithic date (c. 10,000-4000 BC). The tool is formed on a blade-like secondary flake of mottled light and dark grey flint and retains c.5% cortex around the platform on the proximal dorsal end. Flake scars on the dorsal surface show previous removals. The platform and bulb is retained; the distal end of the tool appears broken and there has been some attempt at reworking the broken distal end. The dorsal surface bares abrupt retouch (backing?) along c.70% of the left lateral, fading…
Created on: Thursday 24th March 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd March 2017
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-D1E2C2

Record ID: BERK-D1E2C2
Object type: TRANCHET AXEHEAD
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: West Berkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete knapped flint tranchet adze or pick dating to the Mesolithic period (10,000-4001 BC), similar to the so-called 'Thames Pick'. The pick has been made from a flint nodule and is broadly sub-rectangular in plan with both the butt end and the bladed cutting edge being slightly rounded; the pick tapers slowly from the butt end towards the blade. In section the pick is a pointed ovoid, with both butt and blade being thin and sharp and pointed in profile. The dorsal side of the pick has a high, off-centre longitudinal ridge, bevelled to each side due to flakes having been removed …
Created on: Monday 18th January 2016
Last updated: Monday 18th January 2016
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-CEB825

Record ID: BERK-CEB825
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: West Berkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A collection of three flint debitage pieces, or flintworking flakes of probable Mesolithic date. The debitage pieces include two unworked bladelets (combined weight of 3.8 grams) and one flake (6.8 grams), which retains its bulb. All three pieces are made on the characteristic mottled blue-grey flint of the area, which has a milky outer coating. Two of the pieces, the larger bladelet and the flake, retain areas of cortex, both being secondary flakes. The smaller bladelet is made on a tertiary flake. Associated with BERK-CDE464 and BERK-CDE464.
Created on: Monday 18th January 2016
Last updated: Monday 18th January 2016
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-CDE464

Record ID: BERK-CDE464
Object type: CRESTED BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: West Berkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two complete flint 'crested blades' of Mesolithic date (10,000-4,000 BC). The smaller blade has a trace of cresting at its distal end. Both blades are heavily patinated white on their surfaces while internally the flint is a greyish-blue in colour, typical of flints from this area. Large blade: 60.7mm L x 18.3mm W x 7.7mm T. 8.2 grams. Smaller blade: 41.5mm L x 14.2mm W x 6.4mm T. 3.3 grams.
Created on: Monday 18th January 2016
Last updated: Monday 18th January 2016
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-E94884

Record ID: BERK-E94884
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Four bladelet cores dating to the Mesolithic period (c. 10,000-4,000 BC). Three out of the four cores appear complete; one has suffered post-depositional damage. The three complete examples all have flat platforms and multiple single direction bladelet removals. The cores are worked in such a way as to create a cone-shaped core. The removals are long and thin, producing bladelets that could be fashioned into other tools, such as microliths. Three out of the four cores, including the damaged one, have some element of cortex remaining. These objects are part of a larger collection fr…
Created on: Thursday 8th January 2015
Last updated: Monday 12th January 2015
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-E92BCD

Record ID: BERK-E92BCD
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An unfinished flint scraper, probably dating from the Mesolithic to Neolithic period. The scraper is made on tertiary flake, and has little soft-hammer retouch on the dorsal distal end and lateral; it has been suggested that this is a tool in production, as the retouch is not finished. It is also possible that the flake was discarded or rejected during manufacture. The colour of the flint varies from a light to mottled grey-blue. These objects are part of a larger collection from what appears to be a multiphase site.
Created on: Thursday 8th January 2015
Last updated: Thursday 8th January 2015
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-E8EFBC

Record ID: BERK-E8EFBC
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A collection of three end-scrapers, dating to the Mesolithic period. Two of the scrapers are complete while a third is truncated. All three are made on secondary flakes and all have steep soft hammer retouching at the dorsal distal end. The colour of the flint varies from mottled blue-grey to brown. This style of scraper is usually associated with the Mesolithic period, dating from c. 10,000 - 4000 BC. These objects are part of a larger collection from what appears to be a multiphase site.
Created on: Thursday 8th January 2015
Last updated: Thursday 8th January 2015
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-E7B3F0

Record ID: BERK-E7B3F0
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A collection of 89 flint debitage pieces of varying size, shape and colour, dating from the Mesolithic to Neolithic period (c. 10,000 - 2350 BC). The collection consists of flakes and blade-like pieces and chunks, mostly undiagnostic but considering the rest of the assemblage probably of Mesolithic or Neolithic date. Most of the pieces are made on a blue-grey flint, some with white or grey patina. Cortex survives on about 10% of the pieces. These objects are part of a larger collection from what appears to be a multiphase site.
Created on: Thursday 8th January 2015
Last updated: Friday 8th January 2016
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-E7709B

Record ID: BERK-E7709B
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A collection of 48 flint debitage pieces (bladelet material) of varying size, shape and colour, dating from the Mesolithic to early Neolithic period (c. 10,000 - 3501 BC). The collection consists of mainly blade or bladelet shaped pieces and flakes with a few broken blades and small chips. Most of the bladelets have a triangular cross section. None are reworked. The flint material is generally a blue-grey with white or grey patina. Cortex survives on about 25% of the pieces. These objects are part of a larger collection from what appears to be a multiphase site.
Created on: Thursday 8th January 2015
Last updated: Monday 12th January 2015
Spatial data recorded.


  • Image not taken

Record ID: BERK-35BF20
Object type: MICROLITH
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint microblade or microlith dating to the Mesolithic period (10,000-4001 BC). The microlith has been made on a mottled light bluish-grey flint with white calcification. All that survives in this example is the tip of the distal end.
Created on: Wednesday 12th November 2014
Last updated: Friday 14th November 2014
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-35B408

Record ID: BERK-35B408
Object type: MICROBURIN
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint microburin dating to the Mesolithic period (10,000-4001 BC). The microburin has been made on a mottled light bluish-grey flint with white calcification. A microburin is the waste formed when a notched blade is broken to form a geometric microlith. The notch is clearly visible on one lateral of the dorsal side.
Created on: Wednesday 12th November 2014
Last updated: Friday 14th November 2014
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-359C51

Record ID: BERK-359C51
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A collection of 25 pieces of debitage, probably dating to the Mesolithic period (10,000-4001 BC).
Created on: Wednesday 12th November 2014
Last updated: Friday 14th November 2014
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-35959A

Record ID: BERK-35959A
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A collection of eleven (11) core fragments, dating to the Mesolithic period (10,000-4001 BC). All the fragments are damaged, possibly during use but also by more modern elements such as ploughing. They may be rejuvination flakes, when a core was re-worked to achieve a better tablet to work from.
Created on: Wednesday 12th November 2014
Last updated: Friday 14th November 2014
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-35867C

Record ID: BERK-35867C
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A collection debitage consisting of 24 bladelets dating to the Mesolithic period (10,000-4001 BC). They are in varying sizes and varying stages of preperation. They are broadly rectangular in plan with a trapezoidal cross section., although the less-fine examples have a triangular cross section. All of the bladelets are on a mottled blue-grey flint many with a white patina forming. Seceral examples are in the early stage of preperation, retaining a small area of cortex. The pieces vary in soze from 33.5mm long x 14.4mm wide down to 16.4mm long x 7.2mm wide.
Created on: Wednesday 12th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 15th January 2015
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-35633C

Record ID: BERK-35633C
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A truncated blade fragment dating to the Mesolithic period (10,000-4001 BC). The blade fragment is made from a mottled blue-grey flint and does not retain either the platform or bulb of percussion. There is weather damage at the proximal end on the dorsal surface. A small area of soft-hammer retouch can be seen on the right dorsal lateral, although this may be later reuse.
Created on: Wednesday 12th November 2014
Last updated: Friday 14th November 2014
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-354C65

Record ID: BERK-354C65
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Five flint core fragments dating to the Mesolithic period (10,000-4001 BC). The cores are in varying states of preservation, with at least two showing modern plough damage. The removals are long and thin, typical of mesolithic microlith or bladelet production and are single platformed, with removal being taken from the same direction. All retain at least 10% coretx. The flints are all mottled blue-grey in colour.
Created on: Wednesday 12th November 2014
Last updated: Friday 14th November 2014
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-353A6A

Record ID: BERK-353A6A
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two broken flint blades dating to the Mesolithic period (10,000-4001 BC). The blades are both made from a bluish-grey flint, with white patina. One example retains approximately 20% cortex. Neither specimin is retouched and both are broken at the proximal end.
Created on: Wednesday 12th November 2014
Last updated: Friday 14th November 2014
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-3B3391

Record ID: BERK-3B3391
Object type: RETOUCHED FLAKE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A retouched flint flake on a secondary blade-like flake. The flint is dark brown and semi-translucent with approximately 40% cortex remaining on its dorsal surface. The bulb and platform appear to be missing due to a break at the proximal end however lines of percussion remain. The soft-hammer retouch is restricted to a 17mm length along the left dorsal lateral. It is fine and well executed. This informal tool likely dates from the late Mesolithic to Neolithic period, c. 6500-2100 BC.
Created on: Friday 31st October 2014
Last updated: Thursday 6th November 2014
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-4AE13B

Record ID: BERK-4AE13B
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A blade-like flake, possibly a core rejuvination flake (debitage) dating to the prehistoric period, possibly the Mesolithic period. The secondary flake is made on a brown flint with the lateral edges showing some recortication. There are several long thin removals on the dorsal side. There is a post-depositional break at the proximal end which has removed any evidence of the bulb or platform, although some radiating fracture lines can be seen. This flake was probably struck with a soft hammer (bone). The flake is not particularly diagnostic and although the long thin removals suggest …
Created on: Friday 8th August 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 12th August 2014
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-6C2B45

Record ID: BERK-6C2B45
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint flake on a secondary removal. The flake is long and thin with a roughly triangular cross section and does not have any retouch. There is a long flake scar on the dorsal surface of the flake. The size and shape of the flake suggests a late Mesolithic to Neolithic date.
Created on: Thursday 10th April 2014
Last updated: Thursday 15th May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Haddenham area', grid reference and parish protected.


Records per page: 10 20 40 100

Only results with images:
Only results with 3D content:

Sort your search by:

Which direction?

Total results available: 67
Search server index: objects

You are viewing records: 1 - 20.

Search statistics

  • Total quantity: 452
  • Mean quantity: 6.746
  • Maximum: 89

Filter your search

Institution

Material

1 - 20 of 67 records.

Other formats: this page is available as json xml rss atom kml geojson qrcode representations.