LEIC-8742A7: Mesolithic flint blade

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Unique ID: LEIC-8742A7

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Mesolithic flint blade, 33mm long and 10mm wide. The flint has heavily recorticated giving it a greyish white colour. It shows signs of re-working at the distal end.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33 mm
Width: 10 mm
Weight: 1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6813
Four figure Latitude: 52.710401
Four figure longitude: -0.994919
1:25K map: SK6813
1:10K map: SK61SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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