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Unique ID: PUBLIC-BE5025

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

Grey scraper with paler inclusions. Formed from a secondary flake with cortex remaining on around 50% of the dorsal face. Short, semi-abrupt, scaled retouch on the left mesal of the dorsal side. There is a bulb of percussion on the ventral side with ripples of percussion emanating from it. Suggested date late Neolithic to early Bronze Age, 2700 - 1600 BC.

Length: 21.7mm, width: 20.4mm and thickness: 5.6mm. Weight 4.2g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.7 mm
Width: 20.4 mm
Thickness: 5.6 mm
Weight: 4.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 15th December 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jeff Lyons
Identified by: Mr Jeff Lyons

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: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: About one year ago

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