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Record ID: LEIC-F1FE95
Object type: MORTAR (VESSEL)
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval stone mortar, 200mm high and 350mm in diameter. The object represents just over half of a circular carved stone mortar with 60mm wide sides. It has two protruding pouring spouts carved into its upper surface.
Created on: Monday 7th November 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-F62A78
Object type: HAMMER
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Mesolithic pebble hammer made from a hard orange coloured stone, The hammer has two depressions which are sub triangular in section, one on each side of the pebble which correspond with each other, showing that a hole was being formed. For some reason the object has been discarded before completion.
Created on: Friday 27th February 2004
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-5055E7
Object type: CHOPPER
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lower paleolithic pebble chopper 170mm long, 100mm wide and 60mm thick.
Created on: Tuesday 20th April 2004
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-AEE484
Object type: PERFORATED OBJECT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Mesolithic pebble hammer or mace head, 80mm x 100mm. This is a natural pebble which has had a circular hole bored through it using an abrasive.
Created on: Wednesday 31st March 2004
Last updated: Friday 9th February 2018
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Record ID: LEIC-C4F7A2
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Neolithic polished stone axe. It is 124mm long and 45mm at its widest part. It is a Langdale type 6 with squared edges and has a diagonally striped grain in the stone. The axe is 22mm wide at its narrowest and widens out to 45mm. It has a sharp dipped angle on one surface, just before its broken edge, here it has a thickness of 22mm. It has two breaking points suggesting it was damaged in the plough soil.
Created on: Thursday 1st April 2004
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-B775E4
Object type: AXE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Neolithic polished stone axe, 144mm long and 76mm wide. The axe is quite square in form and has slightly faceted edges. It is also of uniform thickness, being between 30 and 35mm for most of its length. It tapers slightly at the base and steeply towards its cutting edge, which is curved and has a few chips in its surface. The axe is probably a Langdale type 6.
Created on: Wednesday 19th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 20th June 2013
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Record ID: LEIC-332113
Object type: POLISHED AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic Stone axe head, 90mm in length and 41mm wide. The axe has a large chip with a rough surface, so it could represent an unfinished object. It is possibly a langdale type.
Created on: Tuesday 25th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 20th June 2013
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Record ID: LEIC-0534E7
Object type: CHOPPER
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Paleolithic quartzite chopper, 72mm long, 46mm wide and 40mm thick. The object is in fair condition with an orange patina. The stone has two clear removals forming a pointed surface and giving a clear cutting edge.
Created on: Monday 11th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-85F874
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Medieval stone spindle whorl, 31-37mm in diameter and 10mm thick. the object is in fair condition with a greyish patina and a weight of 13.20grams. The object has a rectangular setion and a central hole, 8mm in diameter. It is decorated on both sides with incised lines, One side has a zig zag effect whilst the other has random crosses and lines.
Created on: Monday 15th May 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-DABC06
Object type: AXE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic stone axe, 68mm long, 40mm wide and 20mm thick. The axe is in a fair condition with a dark grey patina and weighs 55.61grams. It is chipped in several places and is missing most of its blade on one side. Where it is chipped it is a pinkish colour. The blade is quite flat and the axe tapers in width from the baldes edge, terminating in a rounded tip C.10mm wide.
Created on: Tuesday 7th March 2006
Last updated: Thursday 20th June 2013
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Record ID: LEIC-04D9F0
Object type: BUST
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Anglo-Saxon ? stone carved head, C. 50mm high and 30mm wide. The head is very worn but clearly shows a helmeted male. There is a raised ridge running from back from his face and a clear line indicating the edge of the helmet. He has slightly raised rounded eyes with a long narrow nose in between. Below his nose he has a thick and long 'handlebar' moustache which covers his mouth leaving only a rounded chin exposed. There is a ridge running down each side of his face which has incised lines behind, these either represent his hair or possible cheekpieces?
Created on: Thursday 9th March 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-979C26
Object type: AXE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic stone axe, 200mm long, 57mm wide and 37mm thick. The axe appears to be made from Charnwood tuff and has a pale buff/green colour. It is in fair condition, having sustained damage to one side. The axe has a different form on each side with one surface curving gently and the other rising steeply to give an almost triangular section. Its edges have a very shallow curve and its blade end is very rounded.
Created on: Friday 9th December 2005
Last updated: Thursday 20th June 2013
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Record ID: LEIC-DBED11
Object type: HAMMER
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Neoloithic? stone hammer or wedge, 147mm long, 57mm wide and 51mm thick. The object is an orangey brown colour and is roughly rectangular in section, with rounded edges. It tapers to a point on two sides, down to 47mm wide and 22mm thick, which forms a wedge shape. This end has some damage and is missing its original edge. The wide end is also missing part of its surface, but overall has a lighter colour and is worn. The object could be an unfinished hammer (missing the hole for the shaft) or it could be a wedge for separating trees into planks which has lost its sharp edge.
Created on: Wednesday 1st June 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-D83266
Object type: QUERN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Iron age/early Roman flat quern fragment, 146mm long, 97mm wide and 28mm thick. The quern has a grey/brown patina and is made from a volcanic honeycomb rock. The fragment has an even thickness and appears to be part of the base stone. It has clear grooves worn into one surface.
Created on: Wednesday 1st June 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-D67747
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Medieval? spindle whorl, 55-58mm in diameter and 26mm thick. The weight is made from some sort of chalk or soft limestone and has a chalky white patina. The object has a rough surface, tapering sides giving it a slight D shaped cross section and a central hole, 10mm in diameter.
Created on: Monday 13th June 2005
Last updated: Friday 10th June 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-6A06C1
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Early Medieval? stone spindle whorl, 36mm in diameter and 24mm thick. The object has a creamish patina and is circular in form and oval in cross section. It has a central hole, 10mm in diameter and has rounded edges. It is decorated with a series of inscribed ring and dot marks, 5mm in diameter, running in two lines around its centre.
Created on: Monday 20th June 2005
Last updated: Wednesday 20th May 2015
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Record ID: LEIC-BD2210
Object type: AXE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Neolithic stone axe, 110mm long and 55mm wide. The axe is in fair condition with patches of damage and has a grey/brown patina. The axe has faceted sides c. 10mm wide at each side. The blade has been damaged and most is missing. The surface is very finely polished and its narrow end, which has some damage, is polished to a fine point. The axe is made of Volcanic Tuff, probably from Charnwood in Leicestershire or Langdale in Cumbria.
Created on: Friday 24th June 2005
Last updated: Thursday 20th June 2013
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Record ID: LEIC-582294
Object type: KNAPPING STONE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
quartzite pebble, 40mm in diamater, This small circular pebble has crushed edges suggesting it has been used as a knapping stone.
Created on: Tuesday 7th December 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-973503
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic stone axehead, 65mm long, 47mm wide and 32mm thick. The object weighs 183 grams and is made form a course grained green/black stone with quartz inclusions. The axe has an oval section and is broken behind the blade which is intact and highly polished.
Created on: Friday 10th December 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-5A9AB1
Object type: AXE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic polished hand axe, 80mm long, 45mm wide and 20mm thick. The axe is a grey/green fine stone, which is probably from Langdale and it weighs 104 grams. The object represents the central part of a partly polished axe, each end is missing. The edges have been very neatly flattened into tapering facets and the axe shows scars possibly caused by re-shaping in antiquity.
Created on: Monday 13th September 2004
Last updated: Thursday 20th June 2013
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