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Record ID: SWYOR-B645D2
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Staffordshire
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Flint scraping tool or knife. The tool (sometimes known as slug knives) is finely worked across almost the entire dorsal face. On the ventral surface there is a small patch of bifacial working along the left edge. The tool is leaf shaped and curved. It weighs 11.24g and measures 57.1mm in length, 24.5mm in width and 7.9mm in thickness.
Created on: Thursday 9th February 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WMID-926EE1
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Staffordshire
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An incomplete knapped flint long bladed and backed knife, probably dating from the Mesolithic – Late Neolithic period, between 8000 – 2200 BC (length: 93mm; width: 22mm; thickness: 9mm; weight: 20.71g). The artefact has faintly visible ripples or ‘lunettes’ down its length on the ventral side, although the bulb of percussion and additional scars are not present. On the dorsal side of the knife, there is one main and central arrise with some retouch at the top left edge. There is extensive and multiple retouch down the right side edge, which continues down to the tip, where r…
Created on: Tuesday 26th September 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WMID-173372
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Staffordshire
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A knapped flint of prehistoric date, probably Neolithic and possibly used as a knife. The flint is curved and has two very sharp edges. It does not appear to have been retouched after being struck from the flint core. The bulb of percussion is clear at the proximal end, as is the bulbar scar. The flint is a pale grey in colour. It is triangular in section. Find not photographed.
Created on: Friday 20th April 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd November 2016
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Record ID: WMID-52E5C0
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large knapped flint knife of probable Neolithic date. The flint has had retouch applied to parts of the cutting edge. An area of cortex has been retained on one lateral edge which would facilitate comfortable use of the tool, allowing the index finger to rest on this portion of the tool. The flint is predominantly dark brown in colour. Find not photographed.
Created on: Monday 23rd April 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd November 2016
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