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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: NMS-68D228

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

Tertiary, hard hammer struck flake of unpatinated semi-translucent brown flint. Steep to semi-invasive retouch has been pressure flaked to the distal end and both lateral edges to form a "horseshoe" or "thumbnail" scraping edge, the platform is unmodified. Early Bronze Age, 2350 to 1,501 BC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2350 BC
Date to: Circa 1501 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.5 mm
Width: 31 mm
Thickness: 9.5 mm
Weight: 8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th March 2018 - Wednesday 4th April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jason Gibbons
Identified by: Mr Jason Gibbons

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 24405
Other reference: ENMD042018

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Great Yarmouth (District)
Parish or ward: Martham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG4518
Four figure Latitude: 52.70417791
Four figure longitude: 1.62506537
1:25K map: TG4518
1:10K map: TG41NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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