NLM-13BA87: Mesolithic Core fragment

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CORE

Unique ID: NLM-13BA87

Object type certainty: Certain
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Grey flint with cortex core fragment. A pyramidal chunk detached from the side of a core and bearing narrow long parallel flake removal scars from probably unidirectional working, but with most of the associated striking platform lost. Suggested date: Late Mesolithic, 7000-4000 BC.

Height: 36.2mm, Width: 34.5mm, Thickness: 29mm, Weight: 19.30gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MESOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 7000 BC
Date to: Circa 4000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 36.2 mm
Width: 34.5 mm
Thickness: 29 mm
Weight: 19.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 5th June 2018

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39526

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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