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Title: Flint core
Item Name: Manufacture and Processing


Grey flint 'tortoise' core, covered with iron staining, large patches of cortex at one end and side. Flaked on both sides. A surface find from near Sewerby Steps (grid reference TA203687), about 100 yards east of the pre glacial cliff. Possibly disturbed during building work. Middle Palaeolithic date.

Culture: Palaeolithic
Materials: flint
Measurements: L:8.3cm, W:6.2cm
ID_Number: ERYMS : 1993.1583

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Earnshaw, J.R.