YORYM-707324: Neolithic : Scraper

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: YORYM-707324

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete knapped lithic implement of Neolithic date. The implement is a scraper formed from a secondary flake which is ovate in both plan and section. The ventral surface is smooth with a prominent bulb of percussion and the striking platform still remains. Numerous irregular flakes have been removed from the dorsal surface and short, abrupt, stepped retouch is present along the edges.

The flint is a dark grey colour. The implement is 22.5mm long, 20.5mm wide, 9.3mm thick and weighs 4.9g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: Circa 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.5 mm
Width: 20.5 mm
Thickness: 9.3 mm
Weight: 4.9 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Denise Wilding
Identified by: Mrs Denise Wilding
Secondary identifier: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Scarborough (District)
Parish or ward: Hunmanby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0977
Four figure Latitude: 54.17721635
Four figure longitude: -0.33150741
1:25K map: TA0977
1:10K map: TA07NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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