LEIC-093461: Neolithic? flint blade core

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Unique ID: LEIC-093461

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Mesolithic/Neolithic flint blade core, 51mm long, 16mm wide and 10mm thick. The object is in fair condition with an orange/white patina and weighs 10.75 grams. The flint has an unusual feel and the object has many different sized removals.


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: 8300 BC
Date to: 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 51 mm
Width: 16 mm
Thickness: 10 mm
Weight: 10.75 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 18th September 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5412
Four figure Latitude: 52.702987
Four figure longitude: -1.202283
1:25K map: SK5412
1:10K map: SK51SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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