Object

Title: Chocolate' flint

Name:

Chocolate' flint

Type of object:

geological sample

Archaelogical site:

Polany III

Location- administrative unit (present):

Polany, Radom distr., Mazovian voivodeship, Poland

Topographic location:

North-East margin of the Holy Cross Mountain

Object type:

siliceous rocks ; flint

Characteristics of the object- technique:

flake technique

Characteristics of the object- raw material:

Upper Jurassic flint

Characteristics of the object- colour:

10 YR 3/2

Characteristics of the object- transparency:

3 – translucent and 4 - transparent

Characteristics of the object- fracture:

waxy

Characteristics of the object- texture/facture:

slurry evenly distributed, no traces of banding, only under the thin cortex (1 mm) of the ore band and after it another gray (10 YR 6 / 1-5 / 1) with a width of 2 mm - dissolving in the mass of flint; this mass may resemble very "clean" parts of a variety 'a' acc. Schild 1971; this flint appears to occur in a nodules with a diameter of up to several cm

Characteristics of the object- luster:

dull

Characteristics of the object- cortex:

non

Characteristics of the object- transition:

non

Characteristics of the object- patina:

non

Characteristics of the object- colour of patine:

non

Characteristics of the object- width:

59 mm

Characteristics of the object- thickness:

49 mm

Characteristics of the object- length:

18 mm

Characteristics of the object- diameter:

67 mm

Characteristics of the object- weight:

53,9 g

Object description:

group IIId according Schild 1971?

Research Manager/ Creator of Collection:

Schild, Romuald

ID:

0043/FLI/PL

Chronology:

Upper Jurassic

Relation:

Atlas skał

Rights:

Creative Commons Attribution BY-SA 3.0 PL license

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. [CC BY-SA 3.0 PL] May be used within the scope specified in Creative Commons Attribution BY-SA 3.0 PL license, full text available at: ; -

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Projects co-financed by:

Operational Program Digital Poland, 2014-2020, Measure 2.3: Digital accessibility and usefulness of public sector information; funds from the European Regional Development Fund and national co-financing from the state budget. ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund

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