LEIC-CA34F8: Early Mesolithic to late Neolithic flint flake

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Unique ID: LEIC-CA34F8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Early Mesolithic to late Neolithic flint flake. 22mm long, 30mm wide and 4mm thick with a weight of 4.8g. The object is sub oval in form and has been struck from a river pebble. It has a light grey opaque patina, step termination, and bi-directional flake scars.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 8000 BC
Date to: Circa 2351 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22 mm
Width: 30 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 4.8 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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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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