NLM-F867E6: Mesolithic to Neolithic Scraper

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Unique ID: NLM-F867E6

Object type certainty: Probably
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A Mesolithic to Neolithic flint scraper/knife. The fine translucent grey flint has invasive scaled retouch on one side and the back is plain with a concoidal flake scar. The length is 34.8mm, the width is 22.7mm, the thickness is 7.5mm and the weight is 5.11g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 6500 BC
Date to: Circa 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 34.8 mm
Width: 22.7 mm
Thickness: 7.5 mm
Weight: 5.11 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 1976

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Lisa Staves
Identified by: Ms Lisa Staves
Secondary identifier: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM11306

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

References cited

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

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