FAKL-F20751: Mesolithic, core dressing flake

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Unique ID: FAKL-F20751

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Dressing flake removed from a core, battering marks suggest that the core had been used as a hammer stone. Opaque light brown flint. Late Neolithic-Bronze Age. Length 23.0mm, Width 21.9mm, Thickness 6.0mm, Mass 3.61g.

Class: Dressing flake

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2700 BC
Date to: Exactly 1601 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.2 mm
Width: 21.9 mm
Thickness: 6 mm
Weight: 3.61 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st November 2008

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: a ILK 105

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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