PUBLIC-052167: Scraper

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-052167

Object type certainty: Certain
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End scraper. Plano convex in profile. The ventral face has not been retouched. The bulb of percussion and the prepared platform are still present. The dorsal face has been abruptly retouched at the distal end creating a concaved edge which contains use wear. Apart from at the very distal end the lateral edges have not been retouched. It has been made from pebble flint.

Butler (2005) illustrates a similar example on page 127, Fig 51, No 2 which dates to the Early Neolithic.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: ROYAL CORNWALL MUSEUM
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4500 BC
Date to: 2900 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.7 mm
Width: 20.9 mm
Thickness: 8.5 mm
Weight: 4.71 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 7th April 2008 - Monday 7th April 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Jenna Marie Taylor
Identified by: Ms Jenna Marie Taylor

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 529E.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
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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