DUR-52EDB3: Neolithic Flint Scraper

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: DUR-52EDB3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A possible flint scraper of Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age date. It is brown in colour with some of the cortex remaining. The object is roughly square, with one smooth face and one retouched face. It weighs 4.3g and measures 27.08mm, 26.58mm in width and 7.03mm in thickness.

Notes:

The blades were found in the same area as other lithic implements, record numbers: DUR-524326, DUR-529581, DUR-52BAF7, DUR-52D705 and DUR-51F8B5

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 3200 BC
Date to: Circa 1500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.08 mm
Width: 26.58 mm
Thickness: 7.03 mm
Weight: 4.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st July 2011 - Thursday 12th January 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emma Morris
Identified by: Dr Rob Young

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Middleton St. George (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ3611
Four figure Latitude: 54.49306
Four figure longitude: -1.44573
1:25K map: NZ3611
1:10K map: NZ31SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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: DUR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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