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Unique ID: LEIC-7D2D21

Object type certainty: Certain
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Neolithic flint lithic implement. Notched piece. Reused material that is light-blue opaque patinated. Large notches created by abrupt scaler retouch have left the flint in a mid-grey semi-translucent patinated state. Original blade struck from bidirectional core, secondary piece.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2200 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 49 mm
Width: 27 mm
Thickness: 10 mm
Weight: 13.2 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Jane Southgate
Identified by: Dr Alan Massey
Secondary identifier: 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: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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