LVPL-4957B2: Lithic implement mesolithic

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Unique ID: LVPL-4957B2

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A bi-polar core from Boulder Clay deposited in the last Ice Age, probably worked on an anvil, as indicated by the deep negative scar on the other side and the damage at each end of the piece. Late Mesolithic (between 7400-4000 BC) and similar to material, according to Ron Cowell of the Museum of Liverpool, from sites east of Liverpool or on the Wirral.

Possibly the remnants of a larger pebble used to fashion smaller blades by striking, in this case on an anvil.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 7400 BC
Date to: Circa 4000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 34 mm
Width: 15 mm
Thickness: 7 mm
Weight: 3.35 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 21st September 2018 - Tuesday 21st August 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Ben Jones
Identified by: Mr Ron Cowell

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked
Completeness: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Lyme Park

References cited

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