PUBLIC-F3D837: scraper (drawing)

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-F3D837

Object type certainty: Certain
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This is a semi-circular scraper. The ventral face has a pronounced bulb but no retouch. The dorsal face has semi-abrupt and abrupt retouch to the distal end and both lateral margins. the proximal end has been cleanly snapped or is the flattened stricking platform from the core. The flint is dark grey in colour with light grey flecks and its secondary cortex suggests a nodular origin.

Bond 2004 has a similar piece illustrated on Page 56, Fig 5.24 No L40 which he places in the neolithic period.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Royal Cornwall Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2500 BC
Date to: Circa 1500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.7 mm
Width: 27.6 mm
Thickness: 8.16 mm
Weight: 8.55 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 26th January 2008 - Saturday 26th January 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Adrian Rodda
Identified by: Mr Adrian Rodda

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 532.7
Museum accession number: TRURI 2011.23

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Paul (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW4526
Four figure Latitude: 50.079285
Four figure longitude: -5.565627
1:25K map: SW4526
1:10K map: SW46NE
WOEID: 26352492
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
Current location: Royal Cornwall Museum
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: Thursday 14th July 2011
Updated: Tuesday 23rd April 2013

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