LEIC-83B04B: Neolithic or Bronze Age lithic implement

Rights Holder: Phil Harding
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Unique ID: LEIC-83B04B

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Rectangular flint flake with evidence of working on the upper surface, and original cortication on the lower surface. The object is in good condition, is 33mm long, 26mm wide, 8mm thick and weighs 11.41g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33 mm
Width: 26 mm
Thickness: 8 mm
Weight: 11.41 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 30th October 2018

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2755

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Hoby with Rotherby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6716
Four figure Latitude: 52.73749015
Four figure longitude: -1.00910769
1:25K map: SK6716
1:10K map: SK61NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Chance find whilst metal detecting
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 9 days ago
Updated: 9 days ago

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