LEIC-2CCF17: Palaeolithic to Mesolithic flint blade

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Unique ID: LEIC-2CCF17

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Paleolithic to Mesolithic flint opposed platform blade core, 38mm long, 30m wide and 28mm thick with a weight of 52.8g.

The flint has speckled light brownish biege opaque patina, bi-directional with two opposed platforms, one end truncated to create the platform.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 40000 BC
Date to: Circa 4001 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38 mm
Width: 30 mm
Thickness: 28 mm
Weight: 52.8 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Mr Rupert Birtwistle

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
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: Ab Kettleby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7023
Four figure Latitude: 52.80002708
Four figure longitude: -0.96318945
1:25K map: SK7023
1:10K map: SK72SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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