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Record ID: SOM-E2575D
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
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Mesolithic flint core, 9000 to 4000 BC. It is a cylindrical in general form, similar in width all the way down but D shaped in section, having been worked mostly on one face. That face has scars from long parallel blades being removed with the remains of a single striking platform at one end. The other face it is mostly unworked with a natural break at one end which has removed most of the striking platform, the rest being natural cortex. Most of the core is white with brown mottling, the dark grey mottled flint showing in a small area only. Length 50.6mm Width 27.6mm Thickness 14.…
Created on: Monday 27th October 2014
Last updated: Monday 9th February 2015
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Record ID: SOM-E18129
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
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Mesolithic knapped flint core, roughly cylindrical in shape with one prepared striking platform at one end. Although the platform is roughly oval, there are multipile facets around the edge, mostly anguler and broken. The surface has a white craze cracking which is the result of being burnt and this burning has also resulted in several sections cracking away including the distal end, leaving characteristic jagged, hackly, often concave, surfaces. The remaining surface shows evidence of a number of parallel blades having been removed from all around the sides. It is 35.4mm long, 30.…
Created on: Monday 27th October 2014
Last updated: Monday 9th February 2015
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Record ID: SOM-911135
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
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Mesolithic flint blade core, 9000-4000 BC. It is conical in shape and has a flat oval shaped prepared striking platform on the top. Multiple blades have been removed from the sides around four-fifths of the core, the remainder is unworked with cortex left covering the surface.The colour of the flint is mostly mid-gray with thick white patina where worked. The core is 30.3mm wide 37.0mm long 17.0 mm thick and it weights 22.52gms
Created on: Thursday 23rd October 2014
Last updated: Monday 9th February 2015
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Record ID: SOM-9021CC
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
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Mesolithic flint blade core, 9000-4000 BC. It is conical in shape and has a flat D shape prepared striking platform on the top. Three quarters of the core has had parallel blades removed from it, the back quarter is flat and unworked with cortex on the upper half. There is a crack in the core running diagonally across from the top to half way down the opposite side.The colour of the flint is mid-gray with a white patina where worked. The core is 30.3mm wide 37.6mm long 20.4mm thick and it weights 24.70gms
Created on: Thursday 23rd October 2014
Last updated: Monday 9th February 2015
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