BERK-057F02: Sandford St Martin: Lithic scraper

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Unique ID: BERK-057F02

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A retouched secondary flake, possibly a horseshoe scraper with retouch visible on both the dorsal and ventral sides. The tool appears to have battered edges all around it. The flint is a brown-grey in colour and the bud is still present on the ventral surface, although it has been partially removed by retouch. This tool measures 30.20mm long, 20.87mm wide and is 8.12mm thick. It weighs 6.9gms.

Notes:

This scraper is part of a small assemblage that dates from the late Mesolithic to Neolithic period.

Class: possibly Horseshoe

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4500 BC
Date to: Circa 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.2 mm
Width: 20.87 mm
Thickness: 8.12 mm
Weight: 6.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 5th June 1970 - Thursday 5th June 1980

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2009 178

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
To be known as: Ledwell

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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