LIN-632C6B: Neolithic  (c. 4000 BC to 2351 BC BC) flint knife. Recorticated.

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Unique ID: LIN-632C6B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A probable Neolithic date (c. 4000 BC to 2351 BC BC) flint knife. Tertiary flake. Striking platform and bulb of percussion is present. Faint ripples are visible on the ventral face, evidence of short, scaled, abrupt retouch along the longer sides.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2351 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 46.82 mm
Width: 30.92 mm
Thickness: 10.39 mm
Weight: 10.26 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: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Walesby

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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