LEIC-A6DF75: A6DF75 prehistoric blade

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Unique ID: LEIC-A6DF75

Object type certainty: Certain
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Prehistoric blade, 45mm lomg, 23mm wide and 6mm deep. The flint has a dark brown patina and weighs 4.67 grams. It has possible signs of re working along its edges.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: 8300 BC
Date to: 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 45 mm
Width: 23 mm
Thickness: 6 mm
Diameter: 4.67 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th April 2006

Personal details

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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: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Gilmorton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5588
Four figure Latitude: 52.487153
Four figure longitude: -1.191465
1:25K map: SP5588
1:10K map: SP58NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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