LEIC-9795A8: Palaeolithic to Neolithic flake

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Unique ID: LEIC-9795A8

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Palaeolithic (Lower) to Neolithic (Later) retouched flake, 56mm long, 82mm wide, 22mm thick and 90.1g in weight. Large, thick flake made on a light chalky opaque chert. Small amount of retouch on lateral esdges. Hard hammer struck. Dorsal face shows a few unidirectional removals.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 500000 BC
Date to: Exactly 2351 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 56 mm
Width: 82 mm
Thickness: 22 mm
Weight: 90.1 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Mr Rupert Birtwistle

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Eaton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7626
Four figure Latitude: 52.82617968
Four figure longitude: -0.87351772
1:25K map: SK7626
1:10K map: SK72NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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