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Title: Flint core
Item Name: Manufacture and Processing

Description:

Flint core, of sub triangular section, with broad flakes detached from two adjacent sides and with long narrow parallel flakes removed from the third, probably by bipolar working. A dense creamy patina may suggest the object has been exposed to a calcareous environment over a prolonged period. Probably late Mesolithic (7000-4000BC approx). Found at Weedley Springs, Welton (grid reference SE 970301).


Year: 7000-4000BC (approx)
Culture: Mesolithic
Materials: flint
Measurements: L:4.7cm; W:3cm; T:2.1cm
ID_Number: ERYMS (BAG) : 2020.17.6