NLM-AE9444: Mesolithic to Neolithic Flint Saw

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Unique ID: NLM-AE9444

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Mesolithic to Neolithic flint saw of a translucent light brown flint. The dorsal face has denticulation down one edge and cortex at one end. The ventral face is concoidal. The length is 20.4mm, the width is 14.6mm, the thickness is 4.3mm and the weight is 1.15g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: Circa 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.4 mm
Width: 14.6 mm
Thickness: 4.3 mm
Weight: 1.15 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 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: NLM11899

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
To be known as: Collingham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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