YORYM299: Neolithic : Scraper

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: YORYM299

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Poss. rough-out, natural only touched/knapped around edges. Definitely worked, but not to large degree. Part of rough exterior left in place on straightest edge. Cream coloured Wolds flint, completely opaque.

Notes:

recorded on the spot at HERM Finds Day

Class: ovoid, plano-convex

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Date from: 4000 BC
Date to: 2200 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39 mm
Width: 29.1 mm
Thickness: 6.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 25th September 1999

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ceinwen Paynton
Identified by: Ms Ceinwen Paynton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: HUMBERSIDE NORTH CAVE

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 19 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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