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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: SF-8BFDD3

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

An unpatinated and incomplete oval scraper of later Prehistoric date. It is struck from a mottled grey flint and has snapped almost in half due to old breaks. The proximal end has a prominent striking platform and bulb of percussion, with parallel flake scars on the dosal face, and short, semi-abrupt, scaled retouch on all edges. It measures 38.94mm in length, 31.16mm in width, 9.75mm in thickness, and 11.73g in weight. This scraper is of later Prehistoric date, c.4000-800 BC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 801 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38.94 mm
Width: 31.16 mm
Thickness: 9.75 mm
Weight: 11.73 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st August 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Babergh (District)
To be known as: Near East Bergholt

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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