YORYM-423D69: Bronze Age : Scraper

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Unique ID: YORYM-423D69

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete knapped lithic implement of Bronze Age date, circa 1600 - 1800 BC. The implement is a scraper formed from a natural flake which is fan-shaped with a D-shaped section. The ventral surface is smooth with visible marks. The dorsal surface is irregular. Short, sub-parallel, semi-abrupt retouch is present on the distal edge.

The flint is a pale orange colour. The implement is 46.7mm long, 36.9mm wide, 11.6mm thick and weighs 20.7g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 1600 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 46.7 mm
Width: 36.9 mm
Thickness: 11.6 mm
Weight: 20.7 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05693

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: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Richmondshire (District)
Parish or ward: Moulton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2203
Four figure Latitude: 54.42196526
Four figure longitude: -1.66245481
1:25K map: NZ2203
1:10K map: NZ20SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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