LIN-DE2AC7: Stone mace head

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PERFORATED OBJECT

Unique ID: LIN-DE2AC7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Perforated stone object. The mace head is made from a large pebble, roughly oval in plan and has a drilled hole in the centre on either side however they do not go all the way through. Both holes have a distinct darker stain beginning approximately half way down. The surface of the mace has been polished and is very smooth to the touch. The perimeter of the mace is also smooth and shows no evidence of useage.

Notes:

This object is likely to be the same as that recorded on the HER as ref. no. 64644, found in the 1960s. This present item was reported to PAS by the current owner, who was given it by the former landowner.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 8300 BC
Date to: Circa 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 81 mm
Width: 67 mm
Thickness: 30 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Osbournby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0638
Four figure Latitude: 52.92895342
Four figure longitude: -0.42453833
1:25K map: TF0638
1:10K map: TF03NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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