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Object type: BURIN
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lancashire
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Mid to late Bronze Age mottled mid to late grey chert burin, possibly also used as a chisel. It is sub square in section and knapped in the crude fashion diagnostic of the later Bronze Age The knapping toward the proximal is more controlled than that of end of the Bronze Age and the beginning of the Iron Age. With the exception of the proximal end, where cortex remains, there are removals to the entire surface. The knapping toward the proximal narrows and shapes the section in a manner that suggests it was originally mounted on the end of a piece of wood or antler. Dating to between c…
Created on: Monday 1st July 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 6th May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wycoller', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: DEV-C40F02
Object type: BURIN
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Devon
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A flint burin of probable later bronze age date, c. 1600-800 BC. A triangular tertiary flake of grey-brown flint, sub-trapezoidal in cross section and curving slightly ventrally into the distal end. A number of subparallel removal scars are present on the dorsal face, with one struck from a parallel platform to the others and overall flake removal. At the proximal end a striking platform and bulb of percussion survive with bulbar scar. Dimensions: length 36.4mm; width 16.3mm; thickness 6.6mm; weight 4.42g. Given its form, the flake would have been well suited as an engraving tool. By…
Created on: Tuesday 20th February 2018
Last updated: Friday 11th May 2018
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