NLM-4D08F7: Mesolithic Debitage

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DEBITAGE

Unique ID: NLM-4D08F7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Pale grey flint debitage. A small thin flake with narrow parallel flakes struck from its dorsal side and with a flat ventral surface. Light misty patina may suggest a period of exposure to a calcareous environment. Suggested date: Late Mesolithic, 7000-4000 BC

Length: 21mm, Width: 10.1mm, Thickness: 2.2mm, Weight: 0.59gms

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 8000 BC
Date to: Circa 4000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21 mm
Width: 10.1 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 0.59 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 3rd July 2018

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39776

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Low Burnham

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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