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Unique ID: LEIC-592253

Object type certainty: Certain
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Mesolithic flint microlith

Made on tertiary blade with light grey opaque patina. Unidirectional technology, short lancelot piece. Butt at the base. Right retouched (short, semi-abrupt, stepped, inverse), left retouched (short, scaler, discontinuous, direct, abrupt). Notched on ventral face on right and dorsal face on left.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 32 mm
Width: 14 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 2.4 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: 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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Created: 10 days ago
Updated: 10 days ago

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