NLM-84AD57: Neolithic Horseshoe Scraper

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Unique ID: NLM-84AD57

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Neolithic Horseshoe Scraper of a translucent dark grey coloured flint. The dorsal face has several flake scars and long, semi-abrupt parallel retouch on the distal and left mesial edge and right edge. The ventral face is plain with a small bulb of percussion. The length is 25.4mm, the width is 37.3mm, the thickness is 11.5mm and the weight is 11.29g.

Class: Horseshoe

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.4 mm
Width: 37.3 mm
Thickness: 11.5 mm
Weight: 11.29 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st May 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Lisa Staves
Identified by: Ms Lisa Staves

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM10556

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Barton Upon Humber

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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