NLM-F9BBB0: Mesolithic to Neolithic Retouched Flake

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Unique ID: NLM-F9BBB0

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A Mesolithic to Neolithic retouched flake. The translucent light brown flint has some areas of patination on the dorsal face from earlier working. Both sides of the dorsal face have been retouched. The ventral face has a small bulb of percussion and a flake scar. The length is 43.1mm, the width is 19.4mm, the thickness is 6.4mm and the weight is 4.45g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 6500 BC
Date to: Circa 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43.1 mm
Width: 19.4 mm
Thickness: 6.4 mm
Weight: 4.45 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: NLM11324

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)

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

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