LEIC-531B91: Mesolithic flint point

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Unique ID: LEIC-531B91

Object type certainty: Certain
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Mesolithic flint point, 8000 - 4001BC. 22mm in length, 11mm wide and 2mm thick with a weight of 0.6grams. The object has a light greyish cream opaque patina, and is serrated around the entire blade.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MESOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 8000 BC
Date to: Circa 4001 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22 mm
Width: 11 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 0.6 g

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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: Scalford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7625
Four figure Latitude: 52.81719198
Four figure longitude: -0.87375008
1:25K map: SK7625
1:10K map: SK72NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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