LEIC-5E8561: Mesolithic/Neolithic flint  borer/piercer

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Unique ID: LEIC-5E8561

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Mesolithic/Early Neolithicflint borer. 29mm long, 25mm wide, 4mm thick and weighing 2.58grams.

Two long, thin flakes have been removed from the left side of the dorsal face to create a sharp point. There is a sharp break at the distal end with a notch below suggesting that the flake is also waste from blade/microlith production. Tertiary flake.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 10000 BC
Date to: Circa 3500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29 mm
Width: 25 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 2.58 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Brooke (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8406
Four figure Latitude: 52.64524501
Four figure longitude: -0.75992888
1:25K map: SK8406
1:10K map: SK80NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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