WMID-C735C3: Flint scraper on a flake (ventral, dorsal)

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RETOUCHED FLAKE

Unique ID: WMID-C735C3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Knapped flint scraper on a flake. Probably Neolithic (3500BC-2100BC). Mass: 6.1g; length: 23.2mm; width: 24.4mm; thickness: 11.5mm. Grey flint. Scarred bulb of percussion and ripples of the conchoidal fracture on the ventral face. Dorsal face is approximately 50% cortical, with negative flake scars with semi-abrupt retouch around the concave non-cortical edge.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.2 mm
Width: 24.4 mm
Thickness: 11.5 mm
Weight: 6.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Duncan Slarke
Identified by: Mr Duncan Slarke

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 5

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
To be known as: Lichfield CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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