NCL-79BF87: Neolithic scraper

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: NCL-79BF87

Object type certainty: Certain
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A flint scraper of the Neolithic. The scraper is sub-triangular in plan with two retouched edges coming to a point. The point is somewhat blunt. The flint is grey-brown in colour.

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.36 mm
Width: 20.82 mm
Thickness: 5.31 mm
Weight: 3.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 5th August 2008 - Friday 29th August 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Robert Collins
Identified by: Dr Robert Collins

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chilton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2930
Four figure Latitude: 54.664253
Four figure longitude: -1.551929
1:25K map: NZ2930
1:10K map: NZ23SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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