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YORYM-2CB7EB: Neolithic : Scraper

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: YORYM-2CB7EB

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

A flint scraper of probable Neolithic date, circa 4000 - 2350 BC. The scraper is struck from a secondary flake and retains c.25% cortex. The ventral face exhibits a low bulb of percussion and faint conchoidal ripple marks. A striking platform is present at the proximal end. The dorsal face has 1 parallel flake scar from previous flake removal, and short, scaled, semi abrupt retouch along its distal end. The flint is grey-brown in colour with white inclusions.

The scraper measures 44.65mm in length, 36.89mm in width, 12.35mm in thickness and weighs 20.35g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2350 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 44.65 mm
Width: 36.89 mm
Thickness: 12.35 mm
Weight: 20.35 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT: E05262

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: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Bempton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA1872
Four figure Latitude: 54.13031344
Four figure longitude: -0.19564586
1:25K map: TA1872
1:10K map: TA17SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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