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Unique ID: LEIC-921119

Object type certainty: Certain
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Palaeolithic flint tanged point.

Tertiary flint flake, secondary-patinated mottled browns, greys and blues. Worked into a tanged point in the Palaeolithic but looks to have been touched up in a later period for use, with some short, semi-abrupt, sub-parallel retouch in various areas such as the tip and along the tang.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa 40000 BC
Date to: Circa 9000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 66 mm
Width: 36 mm
Thickness: 17 mm
Weight: 25.2 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
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Created: 11 days ago
Updated: 11 days ago

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