YORYM-9E5C5D: Neolithic : Scraper

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: YORYM-9E5C5D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete knapped lithic implement of late Neolithic to early Bronze Age date, circa 2700 - 1600 BC. The implement is a notched scraper formed from a natural flake which is sub-U-shaped with an irregular rectangular section. The notched surface is formed of short, abrupt, parallel retouch.

The flint is a light grey/white colour with lighter inclusions. The implement is 41.8mm long, 33mm wide, 6.9mm thick and weighs 8.8g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2700 BC
Date to: Circa 1600 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41.8 mm
Width: 33 mm
Thickness: 6.9 mm
Weight: 8.8 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05333

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: TA2073
Four figure Latitude: 54.13883382
Four figure longitude: -0.16465832
1:25K map: TA2073
1:10K map: TA27SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: YORYM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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