LEIC-27EC19:

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POINT

Unique ID: LEIC-27EC19

Object type certainty: Certain
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Middle Palaeolithic flint point.

Made on a tertiary broken flint piece, mid-brownish-grey opaque patina. Right edge abruptly retouched (short, scaler). Some short, low-angle scaler on the top left. Ventrally notched on the right to produce a tang for hafting (semi-abrupt, long, scaler).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: PALAEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: PALAEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 250000 BC
Date to: Circa 40000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 61 mm
Width: 40 mm
Thickness: 11 mm
Weight: 23.8 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: SK7624
Four figure Latitude: 52.80820427
Four figure longitude: -0.87398232
1:25K map: SK7624
1:10K map: SK72SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 16 days ago
Updated: 16 days ago

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