YORYM-C90453: Neolithic to Bronze Age :Scraper

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: YORYM-C90453

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

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 tertiary flake which is fan-shaped with an ovate section. The ventral surface is smooth with a bulbar scar and ripples of percussion. The dorsal surface is irregular displaying long, sub-parallel retouch on the distal edge.

The flint is a dark grey colour. The implement is 32mm long, 36.1mm wide, 7.3mm thick and weighs 8.1g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 32 mm
Width: 36.1 mm
Thickness: 7.3 mm
Weight: 8.1 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05540

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: Langtoft (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0167
Four figure Latitude: 54.0890094
Four figure longitude: -0.45736609
1:25K map: TA0167
1:10K map: TA06NW
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

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Audit data

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

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