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Unique ID: BERK-DBA436

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Neolithic (4000 - 2350BC) flint scraper, 47.6mm in length, struck from a light grey tertiary flint flake. The flake has a clear bulb of percussion on the ventral surface with clear ripple marks. The striking platform is concave. The dorsal surface has a large flake removal scar. There is short, abrupt and scaled retouch evident around the edges.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2350 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 47.6 mm
Width: 37.2 mm
Thickness: 9.5 mm
Weight: 16.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 7th October 2020

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Sonning Common (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7179
Four figure Latitude: 51.50548228
Four figure longitude: -0.97842045
1:25K map: SU7179
1:10K map: SU77NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
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Updated: About one year ago

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