DUR-077E37: DUR-077E37

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LITHIC IMPLEMENT

Unique ID: DUR-077E37

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Flint implement, probably a scraper, most likely Neolithic in date.

It is sub-oval in plan with a sub-oval cross section. One half of one face is covered in cortex. The flint is a grey colour with small white patches. The edge opposite the cortex edge has been worked to form a sharp edge. Flakes have been taken off much of the surface on both faces.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: Circa 2300 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.53 mm
Width: 18.86 mm
Thickness: 9.54 mm
Weight: 5.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 24th September 2002

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: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Witton Gilbert Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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