LEIC-34D501: neolithic? flint flake

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Unique ID: LEIC-34D501

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

late Mesolithic or Early Neolithic flint re touched blade, 43mm long, 15mm wide and 5mm thick. The object is in fair condition with a dark brown patina and weighs 3.84grams. the blade has an area of re touch along its upper edge opposite the area of cortex.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: 6500 BC
Date to: 2900 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43 mm
Width: 15 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 3.84 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th May 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Peckleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4400
Four figure Latitude: 52.596021
Four figure longitude: -1.351859
1:25K map: SK4400
1:10K map: SK40SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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