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Object

Chocolate' flint

Name:

Chocolate' flint

Type of object:

geological sample

Archaelogical site:

Polany kolonie III

Location- administrative unit (present):

Polany Kolonie, 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 - 10 YR 3/3

Characteristics of the object- transparency:

0 - non – transparent

Characteristics of the object- fracture:

matt

Characteristics of the object- texture/facture:

the texture of the mass is always homogeneous, the slurry is thick, but with expressive grains (against the light). For many reasons this group can be counted among the most popular flints in prehistory; flint mass very piebald even inside concretions; uniform very dark gray color of the whole mass (10 YR 3/1); circular concretions - not too big noduleds

Characteristics of the object- luster:

dull

Characteristics of the object- cortex:

rough up to 5 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:

51 mm

Characteristics of the object- thickness:

52 mm

Characteristics of the object- length:

12 mm

Characteristics of the object- diameter:

57 mm

Characteristics of the object- weight:

16,8 g

Object description:

group Xc according Schild 1971; occurrence: Polany kolonie III

Research Manager/ Creator of Collection:

Schild, Romuald

ID:

0079/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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Open

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