NLM-6C0666: Neolithic possible Backed Blade

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BACKED BLADE

Unique ID: NLM-6C0666

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

Grey-brown translucent flint of high quality with cortex spot, possible backed blade. A long flake with broad and narrow parallel flakes struck longitudinally from its dorsal side, and with a bulb at the narrower end of a rippled ventral surface. Short abrupt retouch executed from the dorsal aspect, perhaps combined with the results of edge-on impacts, follow one long straight edge; cortex remains along the opposite edge, where an edge may also have been trimmed. The object may have been incorporated into a sealed context until recently. Suggested date: Early Neolithic, 4000-3500 BC

Length: 46.0mm, Width: 23.7mm, Thickness: 4.8mm, Weight: 6.89gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 3500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 46 mm
Width: 23.7 mm
Thickness: 4.8 mm
Weight: 6.89 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 2nd April 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM42232

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Binbrook

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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