PUBLIC-F26A88: Scraper

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: PUBLIC-F26A88

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

Flint iron-stained scraper, oblong in plan and plano-convex in profile. The dorsal side has gloss on the central area and invasive retouching. The right margin is also retouched. The proximal end has a large flake removed. The ventral side is unifacially and invasively retouched. It is translucent mid to pale grey cream in colour with a secondary cortex of dark cream.

Bond (2004) illustrates a similar example on page 151, Fig. 5.135, No. F. 126 which is dated to the Neolithic period.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4500 BC
Date to: Circa 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.62 mm
Width: 14.02 mm
Thickness: 5.87 mm
Weight: 2.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st April 2005 - Tuesday 31st May 2005

Personal details

Recorded by: Ms Kathryn Conder
Identified by: Ms Kathryn Conder

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 291.37

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: SW46SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: Wednesday 19th October 2011
Updated: Wednesday 1st February 2012

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