YORYM-A327D6: Scraper : Neolithic

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: YORYM-A327D6

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

A complete flint side scraper of Neolithic to Bronze age date (4000-801 BC).The lithic is sub-triangular in profile and concavo-convex in section. The dorsal surface is convex and contains three predominant negative scars with corresponding arrises. All edges contain semi-abrupt retouch. The ventral surface is smooth and slightly concave with shallow ripples of percussion emanating from the distal right hand edge.

The flint is a cream in colour with grey inclusions throughout.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Exactly 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 801 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38.6 mm
Width: 28.11 mm
Thickness: 10.94 mm
Weight: 7.51 g

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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 Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Sheriff Hutton (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6565
Four figure Latitude: 54.07683278
Four figure longitude: -1.00806035
1:25K map: SE6565
1:10K map: SE66NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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