NLM-4D122A: Neolithic Flint Core

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Unique ID: NLM-4D122A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Flint core. A large chunk of flint with broad parallel flakes removed by unidirectional working from a broad flat striking platform. Dense creamy patina sugges6ts the object has endured prolonged exposure to a calcareous environment after its deposition. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC.

Height: 53.3mm, Width: 50.7mm, Thickness: 53.2mm, Weight: 124.71gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2350 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 53.3 mm
Width: 50.7 mm
Thickness: 53.2 mm
Weight: 124.71 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: NLM39777

Materials and construction

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

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: Fieldwalking
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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