NLM-B50181: Bronze Age scraper

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: NLM-B50181

Object type certainty: Certain
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Grey flint, patinated overall, scraper. Oval ended plano-convex scraper. A striking platform at one end and a bulb of percussion on the ventral aspect shows where the flake was detached from its core. The removal of at least two long flakes may have preceded this operation, which was probably followed by hard hammer and pressure flaking from the dorsal aspect to form a rounded end. Patinated overall. Suggested date: Early Bronze Age, 2100-1500 BC.

Length: 41mm, Width: 22.6mm, Thickness: 8.7mm, Weight: 10.80gms.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 41 mm
Width: 22.6 mm
Thickness: 8.7 mm
Weight: 10.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 23rd April 2013

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM22432a

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: Scawby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9604
Four figure Latitude: 53.523907
Four figure longitude: -0.553399
1:25K map: SE9604
1:10K map: SE90SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
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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