NLM-116826: Mesolithic Microlith

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MICROLITH

Unique ID: NLM-116826

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A Mesolithic microlith of an opaque off white flint. The left edge of the dorsal face has short retouch and the ventral face is plain. The length is 25.3mm, the width is 7.2mm, the thickness is 3.9mm and the weight is 0.77g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 8300 BC
Date to: Circa 3500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.3 mm
Width: 7.2 mm
Thickness: 3.9 mm
Weight: 0.77 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: NLM11362

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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Audit data

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

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