NLM-5CA90D: Bronze Age Scraper

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: NLM-5CA90D

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

Grey flint with patches of cloudy patina Scraper fragment. Flake with broad flakes removed from its dorsal side and with a bulb on the ventral. Invasive angled scalar retouch executed from the dorsal aspect covers about half of that surface; part of a curving working edge is lost. Suggested date: Early Bronze Age, 2350-1600 BC.

Length: 23.7mm, Width: 22.6mm, Thickness: 4.2mm, Weight: 2.33gms.

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 2350 BC
Date to: Circa 1600 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.7 mm
Width: 22.6 mm
Thickness: 4.2 mm
Weight: 2.33 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM27197

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Swinhope

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
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Updated: 4 years ago

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