LEIC-98A8C5: Mesolithic flint blade

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BLADE

Unique ID: LEIC-98A8C5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Mesolithic flint re touched blade, 45mm long, 19mm wide and 4mm thick. The object is in good condition with a whitish patina and weighs 4.17grams. The blade has unusal re-touch on the dorsal end at one side.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 45 mm
Width: 19 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 4.17 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 13th May 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Fabricated

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Grimston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6820
Four figure Latitude: 52.773318
Four figure longitude: -0.993471
1:25K map: SK6820
1:10K map: SK62SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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