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Unique ID: LEIC-8E2F8D

Object type certainty: Certain
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Middle Paleolithic Levallois point made on flint. Light greyish-brown opaque patina, tertiary piece. Classic Levallois point, with truncated dihedral butt. Retouched slightly towards the tip on the right ventral face (short, semi-abrupt, scaler).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Middle
Subperiod to: Middle
Date from: Circa 250000 BC
Date to: Circa 180000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38 mm
Width: 24 mm
Thickness: 6 mm
Weight: 5.9 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: SK7624
Four figure Latitude: 52.80820427
Four figure longitude: -0.87398232
1:25K map: SK7624
1:10K map: SK72SE
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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