LEIC-B4025E: Mesolithic flint blades

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Unique ID: LEIC-B4025E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A group of Late Mesolithic to early Neolithic flints found together. The group comprises two blade like flakes, A large re-corticated flake 61 x 19 x 6 6.25grams and a smaller partially re-corticated example 38 x 13 x 5 2.58grams and a possible awl of dark brown flint with large area of cortex present, 35 x 20 x 12 3.06 grams this has areas of re -touching around the pointed tip and along the lower right edge.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 6500 BC
Date to: Circa 2900 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 3

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5412
Four figure Latitude: 52.70298707
Four figure longitude: -1.20228279
1:25K map: SK5412
1:10K map: SK51SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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