FAKL-03A160: Palaeolithic blade

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Unique ID: FAKL-03A160

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Blade, translucent grey flint, two facets, slightly curved along length. Early Mesolithic- Early Neolithic. Length 29.8mm, Width 12.2mm, Thickness 5.5mm, Mass1.65g.

Class: Blade

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 10000 BC
Date to: Exactly 3501 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.8 mm
Width: 12.2 mm
Thickness: 5.5 mm
Weight: 1.65 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 28th July 2011

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: a ILK 114

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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Audit data

Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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