FAKL-3B210D: Bronze Age flint scraper

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Unique ID: FAKL-3B210D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Flint side scraper with coarse retouch (short, scaled, semi-abrupt) around curved end. Poor quality, semi- translucent, mixed light brown flint with some inclusions with an area of cortex on the dorsal face. Prominent bulb of percussion, Probably Late Neolithic-Bronze Age. Length 53mm, Width 45mm, Thickness 21mm, Mass 42.39g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 3300 BC
Date to: Circa 1000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 53 mm
Width: 45 mm
Thickness: 21 mm
Weight: 42.39 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1989

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: a IF 284

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
Parish or ward: Seaford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TV4997
Four figure Latitude: 50.75348139
Four figure longitude: 0.110921
1:25K map: TV4997
1:10K map: TV47NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
Discovery circumstances: Field walking

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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