GLO-141BD5: GLO-141BD5 Neolithic scraper

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: GLO-141BD5

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

~~Flint scraper on a flake, this has a large negative bulb of percussion on the dorsal and a very large bulb of percussion with deep ripples on the ventral, both of which would have been created by a hard hammer. The front has been retouch to create a curved working edge that has direct, scaled retouch that starts as semi-abrupt on the right side and increases in angle to abrupt on the left side.
This is a mid brown flint with darker patches and one large grey patch.
This artefacts dates to the Neolithic.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2200 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 50 mm
Width: 39 mm
Thickness: 6 mm
Weight: 13.46 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2016 - Sunday 1st January 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
Parish or ward: Dymock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7031
Four figure Latitude: 51.97664897
Four figure longitude: -2.43816634
1:25K map: SO7031
1:10K map: SO73SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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