NLM-5CC616: Mesolithic to Neolithic Flake

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Unique ID: NLM-5CC616

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A Mesolithic to Neolithic flint flake. The grey flint is almost completely covered with a thick white patina and cortex on the dorsal face. There is no retouch around the flake and the back is plain with a concoidal fracture. The length is 40.4mm, the width is 22.3mm, the thickness is 4.2mm and the weight is 4.08g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 40.4 mm
Width: 22.3 mm
Thickness: 4.2 mm
Weight: 4.08 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st July 2007

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: NLM11684

Materials and construction

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

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: Broughton (Civil Parish)

References cited

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Audit data

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

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