FAKL-DC55A8: Mesolithic, debitage, blade

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Unique ID: FAKL-DC55A8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Blade, white opaque flint, two facets, narrow, low bulb of percussion, Late Mesolithic. Length 17.7mm Width 7.9mm, Thickness 3.0mm, Mass 0.32g.

Class: Blade

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 7000 BC
Date to: Circa 4001 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.7 mm
Width: 7.9 mm
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 0.32 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 29th May 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: a ILK 071b

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Pendle (District)
To be known as: Laneshaw Bridge

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
Discovery circumstances: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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