NLM-6B0C4F: Neolithic Scraper

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Unique ID: NLM-6B0C4F

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Grey flint scraper. A fairly thin flake with broad parallel flakes struck from its dorsal side and an originally bulbar ventral surface. The latter appears to have received invasive angled scalar retouch executed from the ventral aspect. A period of exposure to a calcareous environment then left patches of misty patina across all struck surfaces. This was removed by short abrupt retouch executed from the dorsal aspect following a straight - and perhaps previously broken - edge. The Neolithic period may accommodate both the primary and secondary uses. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC.

Length: 29.3mm, Width: 28.7mm, Thickness: 6.4mm, Weight: 6.87gms

Evidence of reuse: Interruption of patina by retouch

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2350 BC
Period of reuse: NEOLITHIC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.3 mm
Width: 28.7 mm
Thickness: 6.4 mm
Weight: 6.87 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 22nd August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM37005

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Binbrook

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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