SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: PUBLIC-F3D837

Object type certainty: Certain
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This is a semi-circular scraper. The ventral face has a pronounced bulb but no retouch. The dorsal face has semi-abrupt and abrupt retouch to the distal end and both lateral margins. the proximal end has been cleanly snapped or is the flattened stricking platform from the core. The flint is dark grey in colour with light grey flecks and its secondary cortex suggests a nodular origin.

Bond 2004 has a similar piece illustrated on Page 56, Fig 5.24 No L40 which he places in the neolithic period.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Royal Cornwall Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: NEOLITHIC [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa 2500 BC
Date to: Circa 1500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Length: 31.7 mm
Width: 27.6 mm
Thickness: 8.16 mm
Weight: 8.55 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 26th January 2008 - Saturday 26th January 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Adrian Rodda - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Adrian Rodda - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 532.7
Museum accession number: TRURI 2011.23

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]

A resized image of scraper (drawing)

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Cornwall
District: Cornwall
Parish: Paul

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW4526
Four figure Latitude: 50.079285 Four figure longitude: -5.565627
1:25K map: SW4526
1:10K map: SW46NE
WOEID: 26352492
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Thursday 14th July 2011
Updated: Tuesday 23rd April 2013

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