Object

Title: Chocolate' flint

Name:

Chocolate' flint

Type of object:

geological sample

Archaelogical site:

Tomaszów

Location- administrative unit (present):

Tomaszów, Szydłowiec 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 4/4

Characteristics of the object- transparency:

4 - transparent

Characteristics of the object- fracture:

waxy

Characteristics of the object- texture/facture:

mass very clearly banded with dark-yellow-brown stripes (10 YR 4/4) with a thickness of up to 3 mm (from 0.5 to 3 mm) with a band of indistinct greyish-colored stripes (approx. 10 YR 2/1), black nucleus (10 YR 2/1), the bands become less pronounced towards the inner part of the nodule and the color becomes intermediate between 10 YR 4/4 and 10 YR 4/3; it seems that the belts are arranged concentrically; concretion seems to be large, indistinctly tabular

Characteristics of the object- luster:

dull

Characteristics of the object- cortex:

thin upto 1 mm

Characteristics of the object- transition:

clear transition

Characteristics of the object- patina:

non

Characteristics of the object- colour of patine:

non

Characteristics of the object- width:

36 mm

Characteristics of the object- thickness:

23 mm

Characteristics of the object- length:

6 mm

Characteristics of the object- diameter:

36 mm

Characteristics of the object- weight:

5,2 g

Object description:

group VIIIb according Schild 1971; occurrence: Tomaszów

Research Manager/ Creator of Collection:

Schild, Romuald

ID:

0068/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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