NLM5244: Flint Implement.
5244

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LITHIC IMPLEMENT

Unique ID: NLM5244

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

Arrow making tool with shaft shaping recess, blade, knapped on both edges.

Notes:

Checked following Sophie Catley. Identification changed from 'Blade' to 'Lithic Implement' given dual function. Dating completed (unamended). Drawing ref. added.

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: 4000 BC
Date to: 2200 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 55 mm
Width: 24 mm
Thickness: 8.5 mm
Weight: 13.18 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Marina Elwes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM2377

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
To be known as: LINCOLNSHIRE BOURNE

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 17 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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