FAKL-5761EC: Mesolithic flint blade

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Unique ID: FAKL-5761EC

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Flint blade, narrow and likely to be of late Mesolithic date, (c. 6,500-4,000BC). Length 30.6mm, Width 10.0mm, Thickness 5.0mm, Mass 0.84g.

Class: Blade, narrow

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa 6500 BC
Date to: Circa 4000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.6 mm
Width: 10 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 0.84 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 26th February 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Broughton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9609
Four figure Latitude: 53.5688348
Four figure longitude: -0.55186627
1:25K map: SE9609
1:10K map: SE90NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: Walking
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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