LEIC-A3FE43: Mesolithic flint flake

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Unique ID: LEIC-A3FE43

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Mesolithic flint flake. 44mm long, 23mm wide and 11mm thick with a weight of 13.6g. The flake is sub rectangular in form, and has a plunging flake from an orthogonal core.

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 44 mm
Width: 23 mm
Thickness: 11 mm
Weight: 13.6 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
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: 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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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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