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Unique ID: LEIC-282706

Object type certainty: Certain
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Neolithic flint point.

Made on a broken flint piece, light grey and cream opaque patina with iron staining. The ventral face has been flaked slightly near the butt to thin for hafting. The tip and both edges have been retouched to shape (short, abrupt, scaler). Could also have been utilised as a hafted piercer.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2200 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 63 mm
Width: 36 mm
Thickness: 13 mm
Weight: 31.7 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: SK7725
Four figure Latitude: 52.81705032
Four figure longitude: -0.85891522
1:25K map: SK7725
1:10K map: SK72NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Created: 16 days ago
Updated: 16 days ago

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