LEIC-4299D1:

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Unique ID: LEIC-4299D1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Mesolithic flint opposed-platform core.

Tiny opposed platform core for the production of bladelets and small flakes. Made on flint, dark bluish-grey opaque patina. Worked all over on both faces bi-directionally.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MESOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 9000 BC
Date to: Circa 4000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19 mm
Width: 20 mm
Thickness: 16 mm
Weight: 7.7 g

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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: SK7625
Four figure Latitude: 52.81719198
Four figure longitude: -0.87375008
1:25K map: SK7625
1:10K map: SK72NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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