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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: SF-8F2691

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

An unpatinated flint oval scraper of later Prehistoric date. It is struck from a mottled dark grey flint, missing the striking platform and bulb of percussion due to old breaks. The dorsal face has limited flake removal, and all edges have short, abrupt and scaled retouch. This scraper measures 35.17mm in length, 41.93mm in width, 9.40mm in thickness, and 18.46g in weight. It 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: 35.17 mm
Width: 41.93 mm
Thickness: 9.4 mm
Weight: 18.46 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: Incomplete

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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