LEIC-B4D542: Neolithic? flint scraper tool

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: LEIC-B4D542

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Neolithic? flint scraper, 69mm long, 47mm wide and 18mm thick. The object is in good condition with a greyish patina and weighs 46.17 grams. The scraper is 'leaf shaped' with a wide rounded lower edge containing a bulb of percussion and a smaller rounded worked end. It is finely worked just on the rounded tip, with deep removals. the object is heavily recorticated however, which indicates an early date.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 69 mm
Width: 47 mm
Thickness: 18 mm
Weight: 46.17 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 14th July 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Launde (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8104
Four figure Latitude: 52.627725
Four figure longitude: -0.804748
1:25K map: SK8104
1:10K map: SK80SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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