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NLM-7CB0D5: Bronze Age scraper

Rights Holder: North Lincolnshire Museum
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Unique ID: NLM-7CB0D5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Dark grey mottled flint scraper. Flint with about six flake removal scars on its dorsal aspect and either pressure flaking or fortuitous damage around the bulb of percussion on the ventral aspect. The most striking feature is a rounded and smooth edge which continues from the edge of the ventral aspect to its aris. Suggested date: probably Early Bronze Age, 2100-1500 BC.

Length: 24mm, Width: 23.6mm, Thickness: 6.5mm, Weight: 4.17gms.

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 2100 BC
Date to: Circa 1500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24 mm
Width: 23.6 mm
Thickness: 6.5 mm
Weight: 4.17 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th May 2012

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM20673a

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)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9417
Four figure Latitude: 53.64108
Four figure longitude: -0.579646
1:25K map: SE9417
1:10K map: SE91NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: 9 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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