SF-25ECD0: Scraper (Tool)

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: SF-25ECD0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A lightly patinated thumb-nail flint scraper of Bronze Age date.

It is struck from a grey glassy flint. It is squat, D-shaped in section with light ripples on the ventral face. The outer edge of the dorsal face has abrupt edge retouch. Circa 2% cortex remaining on the dorsal face.

This scraper measures 30.86mm in length, 32.44mm in width, 6.26mm in thickness, 8.19g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2550 BC
Date to: Circa 801 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.86 mm
Width: 32.44 mm
Thickness: 6.26 mm
Weight: 8.19 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Gemma Stewart
Identified by: Miss Gemma Stewart

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: BRG 036
Other reference: 46

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Great Barton

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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