LEIC-F27E74: F27E74 mesolithic flint blade

Rights Holder: The Portable Antiquities Scheme
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

BLADE

Unique ID: LEIC-F27E74

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Mesoloithic flint blade, 41mm long, 14mm wide and 5mm thick. The object is in a good condition with a milky grey patina. It has a clear area of later retouch, all along one edge.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Date from: 8300 BC
Date to: 3500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41 mm
Width: 14 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 2.92 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 25th January 2006

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Brooke

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: PUBLIC-F65751
Object type: BLADE
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
Flint notched blade of later Mesolithic date (4000 -3000 BC). The flake is broadly rectangular in plan and has a crested (triangular shaped) …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SOM-DC50B5
Object type: BLADE
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
Twelve flint blades and scrapers of various sizes found together with large collection of Mesolithic to early Bronze Age flint tools and flint…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SOM-665045
Object type: FLINT IMPLEMENT
Broadperiod: MESOLITHIC
Five flint flakes. These are probably waste flakes, but have been seperated from the debitage in the assemblage as they may possibly be fragm…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.