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    • Created: Tuesday 9th December 2014
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Record ID: PUBLIC-75C780
Object type: POT BOILER
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A sub-cuboidal piece of burnt flint/chert, possibly used as a prehistoric pot boiler. The surface is a greyish white with a crazed surface which is consistant with heating and rapid cooling cycles. Length: 47.09 mm. Width:38.24 mm. Thickness:29.49 mm. Weight:73 grams. FLO comment: The evidence for such stones having been used as pot boilers is limited, and it is possible that this is simply an accidentally burned stone.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 11th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nr Wimborne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-7579E0
Object type: POT BOILER
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A sub-ovoid piece of burnt flint, possibly used as a prehistoric pot boiler. The surface is a greyish white with a crazed surface consistent with the heating and rapid cooling of flint. A number of flint implements have been found in the immediate area dating from the Mesolithic: Neolithic and the Bronze Age. Length: 53.06 mm. Width: 36.51 mm. Thickness: 28.01 mm. Weight: 63 grams. FLO comment: The evidence for such stones having been used as pot boilers is limited, and it is possible that this is simply an accidentally burned stone.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 11th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nr Wimborne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-6FF615
Object type: RETOUCHED FLAKE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Kirklees
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Flint retouched flake of broad Mesolithic-Neolithic date (9000 - 2200 BC). The flint is a mottled brown colour and is opaque, but translucent around the edges, with small white inclusions. It is a tertiary flake and is sub-triangular in plan and flat trapezoid in section. The flint has short, scaled, semi-abrupt, soft hammer retouch on the right hand side, and possible retouch or edeg damage on the left. It is 16.8mm long x 14.4mm wide x 2.9mm thick. Weight 0.78g.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 17th March 2015
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SWYOR-6EEDC2
Object type: BORER
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Kirklees
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Flint borer, of uncertain date, Mesolithic to Neolithic (9000 - 2200 BC). The flint is a brown colour and is translucent. It is a tertiary flake and is roughly teardrop shaped in plan and flat elliptical in section. The flint has a sharp curved point at the distal end. This point has been produced by minimal short, sub-parallel, semi-abrupt, soft hammer retouch to the left edge of the distal end carried out from the dorsal face. There is also edge damage, or possible very fine retouch on the right side at the proximal end. The flint is 30.2mm long x 14.5mm wide x 4.2mm thick. Weight 1.2g.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 17th March 2015
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