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NLM-B32176: Flint Scraper from Roxby cum Risby

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Unique ID: NLM-B32176

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

Mottled blue and white flint, of good quality.

Scraper. Discoid or Thumbnail Scraper; a round flake bears pressure-flaked retouch around most of its edges, worked only from the dorsal aspect. Suggested date: Early Bronze Age, 2100-1500 BC.

Length: 24.7mm, Width: 24.7mm, Thickness: 7.6mm, Weight: 5.45gms.

Class: Discoid or Thumbnail

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2150 BC
Date to: Circa 1500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.7 mm
Width: 24.7 mm
Thickness: 7.6 mm
Weight: 5.45 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 15th February 2011

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM17741

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Roxby cum Risby

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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