NLM-6C4472: Mesolithic Core

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CORE

Unique ID: NLM-6C4472

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

Grey flint with cortex core. A small pyramidal chunk with long narrow parallel flakes removed around two-thirds of its exterior by unidirectional working from a flat striking platform. Suggested date: Late Mesolithic, 7000-4000 BC.

Height: 24.7mm, Width: 27.3mm, Thickness: 19mm, Weight: 13.74gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MESOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 7000 BC
Date to: Circa 4000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 24.7 mm
Width: 27.3 mm
Thickness: 19 mm
Weight: 13.74 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: NLM42237

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: Metal detector
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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