LEIC-A71C62: A71C62 prehistoric flake

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Unique ID: LEIC-A71C62

Object type certainty: Certain
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Prehistoric flake, 30mm long, 10mm wide and 6mm deep. The flake weighs 2.80 grams and has a dark brown patina. It is possibly a core rejuvenation flake, but its upper edge is missing so cannot be sure.

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: 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30 mm
Width: 10 mm
Thickness: 6 mm
Diameter: 2.8 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: Blaby (District)
Parish or ward: Kirby Muxloe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5104
Four figure Latitude: 52.631366
Four figure longitude: -1.247911
1:25K map: SK5104
1:10K map: SK50SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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