LEIC-7D0832: Late Neolithic to early Bronze age flint scraper

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THUMB NAIL SCRAPER

Unique ID: LEIC-7D0832

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Late Neolithic to early Bronze age flint thumb nail scraper, 30mm long, 25mm wide and 10mm thick with a weight of 8.16g..

The object is oval in form and semi-circular in cross section. It has a clear bulb of percussion on its ventral surface struck from a flat platform. Its dorsal surface has invasive semi-abrupt scaled re-touch over most of its surface, becoming abrupt and stepped at the distal end.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2400 BC
Date to: Circa 1600 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
To be known as: Melton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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