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Unique ID: PUBLIC-C21972

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

A sub-pointed oval end and side scraper. Formed from a secondary flake with some cortex remaining, it is mottled pale grey in colour. Two long parallel flakes heve been struck from the dorsal side. The ventral side has a low bulb of percussion with ripples of percussion emanating from it. There is short, semi-abrupt retouch to the distil end and right mesal.

Length: 44.7mm, width: 30.5mm and thickness: 7.8mm. Weight: 12.3g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2350 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 44.7 mm
Width: 30.5 mm
Thickness: 7.8 mm
Weight: 12.3 g

Discovery dates

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

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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: SE9767
Four figure Latitude: 54.0897776
Four figure longitude: -0.51849661
1:25K map: SE9767
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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