YORYM-AE086E: Neolithic to Bronze Age : Scraper

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Unique ID: YORYM-AE086E

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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 scraper formed from a secondary flake which is fan-shaped with a D-shaped section. The ventral surface is smooth with a large negative scar and prominent ripples of percussion. The dorsal surface is irregular. Short, sub-parallel, semi-abrupt retouch is present on the distal edge.

The flint is a dark grey colour with cortex remaining at the proximal end. The implement is 44.3mm long, 30.6mm wide, 10.2mm thick and weighs 11.1g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.3 mm
Width: 17.4 mm
Thickness: 4.2 mm
Weight: 1 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05433

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Scarborough (District)
Parish or ward: Eastfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0385
Four figure Latitude: 54.25032554
Four figure longitude: -0.42065399
1:25K map: TA0385
1:10K map: TA08NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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