NARC-A4073E: NARC-A4073E : Scraper : Mesolithic

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: NARC-A4073E

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

A complete flint scraper of Mesolithic date (9000 - 3450 BC). The lithic is sub-rectangular in plan and plano-convex in section. The dorsal surface contains one predominant negative scar with corresponding arrises. The distal end has been semi-abruptly blunted, the proximal end has been abruptly blunted and all other edges contain semi abrupt retouch.

The ventral surface is predominantly flat with evidence of negative scars.

The flint is a light grey in colour.

Length: 26.26mm, Width: 8.30mm, Thickness: 3.62mm, Weight: 0.8g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MESOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 9000 BC
Date to: Circa 3450 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.26 mm
Width: 8.3 mm
Thickness: 3.62 mm
Weight: 0.8 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Wellingborough (District)
Parish or ward: Irchester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9267
Four figure Latitude: 52.29343792
Four figure longitude: -0.6524717
1:25K map: SP9267
1:10K map: SP96NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Mineral extraction

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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