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Unique ID: LEIC-8DCC15

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

Late Mesolithic to Early Neolithic flint lithic implement. Combination tool. Mid bluish-grey semi-translucent patina, secondary piece. Distal end worked into an awl/piercer and the flake is notched on the left lateral edge.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 8000 BC
Date to: Circa 2200 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39 mm
Width: 23 mm
Thickness: 9 mm
Weight: 9 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: SK7725
Four figure Latitude: 52.81705032
Four figure longitude: -0.85891522
1:25K map: SK7725
1:10K map: SK72NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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