NLM-1BDB07: Bronze Age Scraper

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: NLM-1BDB07

Object type certainty: Certain
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Grey flint scraper. A thumbnail scraper with broad flakes struck from its dorsal side and with a bulbar ventral surface. Covering angled scalar retouch executed from the dorsal aspect follows the curved edge. A pair of thin flakes was trimmed from the ventral surface, trimming the bulb. Misty patina patches have developed over all struck surfaces, indicating the object has subsequently endured exposure to a calcareous environment. Suggested date: Early Bronze Age, 2350-1600 BC.

Length: 26.1mm, Width: 24.1mm, Thickness: 10.4mm, Weight: 7.24gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2350 BC
Date to: Circa 1600 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.1 mm
Width: 24.1 mm
Thickness: 10.4 mm
Weight: 7.24 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 31st October 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM37841

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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