NLM-6562D6: Mesolithic Flint Knife

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KNIFE

Unique ID: NLM-6562D6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Flint knife. Long triangular flake with long narrow parallel flakes struck from its dorsal side and with a flat ventral surface with a small bulb at its wider end. A dense white patina suggests the object was exposed to a calcareous environment after its deposition. Suggested date: Late Mesolithic, 7000-4000 BC.

Length: 45.3mm, Width: 15.2mm, Thickness: 5.1mm, Weight: 3.92gms

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
Length: 45.3 mm
Width: 15.2 mm
Thickness: 5.1 mm
Weight: 3.92 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: NLM42623

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Low Burnham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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

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