LEIC-274C84: neolithic flint discoidal knife

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KNIFE

Unique ID: LEIC-274C84

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Neolithic flint discoidal knife, 43mm long, 32mm wide and 5mm thick. The object is in good condition and weighs 8.64grams. The object has a long area of shallow working and on its opposite face has an area of re-touch suggesting secondary use as a scraper.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43 mm
Width: 32 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 8.64 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Mr Richard Knox

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: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Kirby Bellars (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7217
Four figure Latitude: 52.74583659
Four figure longitude: -0.93484752
1:25K map: SK7217
1:10K map: SK71NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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