SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: ESS-C370E4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

Mesolithic to Neolithic knapped flint scraper. The ventral surface has been retouched towards the proximal end removing the bulb of percussion. Beyond the retouch, impact ripples are visible along the length of the ventral surface. The distal surface is half covered in cortex, towards the distal end. There are six ridges on the dorsal surface towards the proximal end where previous flakes have been removed. There is no retouch on the dorsal surface. This appears to be a waste flake that was retouched on the ventral surface to form a scraper. It is 'D' shaped in plan and has a shallow, curved cross section. it is 43.78mm long, 29.35mm wide, 9.63mm thick and weighs 13.44 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: NEOLITHIC [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa 8300 BC
Date to: Circa 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Length: 43.78 mm
Width: 29.35 mm
Thickness: 9.63 mm
Weight: 13.44 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st May 2010 - Monday 31st May 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Laura McLean - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OEF 6331

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Essex
District: Tendring
Parish: Frinton And Walton

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM2522
Four figure Latitude: 51.851218 Four figure longitude: 1.265567
1:25K map: TM2522
1:10K map: TM22SE
WOEID: 39109
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find [scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Monday 18th October 2010
Updated: Monday 18th October 2010

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