NLM-EFF6B3: Probably a Mesolithic to Neolithic Scraper

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Unique ID: NLM-EFF6B3

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A Mesolithic to Neolithic flint scraper. The mid grey opaque flint has spots of white in the fabric. The dorsal face has a patch of cortex in the centre and has steep haphazard retouch all the way around. The ventral face is plain with some damage at the proximal end. The length is 35.4mm, the width is 33.4mm, the thickness is 15.5mm and the weight is 23.86g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 1500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35.4 mm
Width: 33.4 mm
Thickness: 15.5 mm
Weight: 23.86 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st July 2007

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: NLM11597

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Chorley (District)
Parish or ward: Wheelton and Withnell (District Ward)

References cited

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Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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