DUR-FFFA30: Lithic scraper- late Neolithic- Early Bronze Age in date

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Unique ID: DUR-FFFA30

Object type certainty: Certain
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Possible flint scraper from the Late Neolithic through to Bronze Age. It is semi-circular in plan with a D-shaped cross section. There is working visible on all edges. Flint 2


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2500 BC
Date to: 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.46 mm
Width: 27.21 mm
Thickness: 9.3 mm
Weight: 9.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Richmondshire (District)
Parish or ward: Melsonby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE2008
Four figure Latitude: 53.568232
Four figure longitude: -1.699484
1:25K map: SE2008
1:10K map: SE20NW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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