KENT-6D522D: A knapped flint thumb-nail scraper of probable Neolithic or Early Bronze Age date (c. 4000-1000 BC).

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: KENT-6D522D

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

A knapped flint thumb-nail scraper of probable Neolithic or Early Bronze Age date (c. 4000-1000 BC). The flint is a secondary flake and is dark brown and black in colour. The distal end and one side have been shaped with short, sub-parallel, semi-abrupt and abrupt retouch. The scraper is 29.9 mm in length, 22.0 mm wide, 9.1 mm thick and weighs 6.0 g.

Class: Thumb-nail scraper

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 1000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.9 mm
Width: 22 mm
Thickness: 9.1 mm
Weight: 6 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Caroline Chestnutt
Identified by: Ms Caroline Chestnutt

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
Parish or ward: Hackington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR1561
Four figure Latitude: 51.30748853
Four figure longitude: 1.08328522
1:25K map: TR1561
1:10K map: TR16SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
Discovery circumstances: Fieldwalking.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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