NLM-8BF81C: Bronze Age Plano Convex Knife

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Unique ID: NLM-8BF81C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Grey flint plano-convex knife. Oval or leaf-shaped flake with covering angled scalar retouch across its dorsal side and with a bulb at one end of the ventral surface. Patches of misty patina may suggest the object has endured a period of exposure after its deposition. Suggested date: Early Bronze Age, 2350-1600 BC.

Length: 50.6mm, Width: 23.9mm, Thickness (at bulb): 6.5mm, Weight: 8.96gms.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2350 BC
Date to: Circa 1600 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 50.6 mm
Width: 23.9 mm
Thickness: 6.5 mm
Weight: 8.96 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 2nd February 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM31351

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Binbrook

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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