LEIC-B359DE: Mesolithic or early Neolithic  end  scraper

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Unique ID: LEIC-B359DE

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Mesolithic or early Neolithic end scraper, 31 mm long, 22mm wide and 12mm thick with a weight of 6.96grams. The scraper is sub triangular in form and in cross section. It has patches of cortex across its upper surface and has a wide rounded end which has been worked with abrupt, stepped short re-touch.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 7000 BC
Date to: Circa 3500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31 mm
Width: 22 mm
Thickness: 12 mm
Weight: 6.96 g

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: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Lyddington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8698
Four figure Latitude: 52.57303165
Four figure longitude: -0.73245461
1:25K map: SP8698
1:10K map: SP89NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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