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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: PUBLIC-D8256D

Object type certainty: Possibly
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A late Neolithic or early Bronze Age flint side and end scraper. The flint is a pale mottle grey colour. The dorsal face has a number of small broad flakes removed, while the ventral face has a pronounced bulb of percussion. There is short, sub-parallel, semi-abrupt retouch to the distal end and the right mesal. Suggested date: Late Neolithic or early Bronze Age, 2500 - 1500 BC.

Length: 33.9mm, width: 27.5mm and thickness: 9.0mm. Weight: 8.2g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2500 BC
Date to: Circa 1500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.9 mm
Width: 27.5 mm
Thickness: 9 mm
Weight: 8.2 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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