NLM-97384D: Bronze Age Scraper

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: NLM-97384D

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

Grey flint with a tan patch [appears brown under transmitted light]; scraper. A thumbnail scraper with a single flake struck from its dorsal side leaving a concave thumb-rest, and with a bulbar ventral surface. Short angled scalar retouch executed from the dorsal aspect follows the curved edge. Suggested date: Early Bronze Age, 2350-1600 BC.

Length: 21.4mm, Width: 24.4mm, Thickness: 5.9mm, Weight: 3.73gms

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: 21.4 mm
Width: 24.4 mm
Thickness: 5.9 mm
Weight: 3.73 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: NLM37906

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: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Woodland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: Monday 13th November 2017
Updated: Monday 13th November 2017

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