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Unique ID: LEIC-AEE484

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Mesolithic pebble hammer or mace head, 80mm x 100mm. This is a natural pebble which has had a circular hole bored through it using an abrasive.

Class: Pebble

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 100 mm
Width: 80 mm

Personal details

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: North West Leicestershire (District)
Parish or ward: Swepstone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK3610
Four figure Latitude: 52.686501
Four figure longitude: -1.46887
1:25K map: SK3610
1:10K map: SK31SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: given to Jane Southgate, came from unknown person via a friend.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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