NLM-F9AB57: Mesolithic to Neolithic Plano-Convex Knife

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KNIFE

Unique ID: NLM-F9AB57

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A late Mesolithic to Middle Neolithic plano-convex flint knife. The flint is of a translucent mid grey colour. The dorsal face has scale flaking on nearly the entire surface and the ventral face is plain with a large flake scar. The length is 45.3mm, the width is 27.4mm and the weight is 7.64g.

Class: Plano-convex

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 6500 BC
Date to: Circa 2500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 45.3 mm
Width: 27.4 mm
Thickness: 8.5 mm
Weight: 7.64 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 1976

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Lisa Staves
Identified by: Ms Lisa Staves
Secondary identifier: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM11322

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

References cited

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Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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