Thesaurus Term/Concept: IRREGULAR CORE

Identifier 149201
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A stone core which is irregular in shape. It can have numerous usuable or abandoned striking platforms. It is the most common core type and it is often the last attempt of a knapper to extract the final usable flakes form the core. (Source: SARC)

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Find Type FSF51811: IRREGULAR CORE (Mesolithic - 9000 BC to 4000 BC)
Find Type FSF51881: IRREGULAR CORE (Middle Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 1600 BC to 42 AD)
Find Type FSF51879: IRREGULAR CORE (Star Carr Type Mesolithic to Late Neolithic - 9000 BC to 2351 BC)