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HAMMER

Unique ID: LEIC-F62A78

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Mesolithic pebble hammer made from a hard orange coloured stone, The hammer has two depressions which are sub triangular in section, one on each side of the pebble which correspond with each other, showing that a hole was being formed. For some reason the object has been discarded before completion.

Class: Pebble

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Date from: 8300 BC
Date to: 3500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 70 mm
Width: 85 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 31st December 2003

Personal details

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Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Manufacture method: Hand made

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7501
Four figure Latitude: 52.601622
Four figure longitude: -0.894052
1:25K map: SK7501
1:10K map: SK70SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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