YORYM-98080D: Neolithic : scraper

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Unique ID: YORYM-98080D

Object type certainty: Certain
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Complete flint scraper, dating within the period from the Neolithic to the Iron Age (c. 4000 BC - 42 AD). The scraper is fashioned from a secondary flake and is made from grey flint, speckled with white. It is broadly rectangular in shape, with one end slightly bulbous. The ventral face is flat with minimal scaled, short, semi-abrupt retouch on the long edges, while the dorsal face is rounded with scaled, short, abrupt retouch on the long edges. The scraper is 30.84mm in length, 15.33mm in width and 6.27mm in thickness. It weighs 3.01g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa AD 42

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.84 mm
Width: 15.33 mm
Thickness: 6.27 mm
Weight: 3.01 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E05653

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: Cottam (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9766
Four figure Latitude: 54.08079308
Four figure longitude: -0.5188166
1:25K map: SE9766
1:10K map: SE96NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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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