SWYOR-595992: Neolithic Scraper (tool)

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: SWYOR-595992

Object type certainty: Certain
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A flint scraper, probably of Neolithic or Early Bronze Age date, perhaps an incomplete thumbnail scraper, dating from about 4000 BC - 2200 BC. It is formed on mottled grey tertiary flake which is roughly triangular with the retouched edge being convex. One side may be a break. There is abrupt, short, sub-parallel retouch on the right distal edge. It is 15.7mm long, 17.4mm wide and 7mm thick. 2.1g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2200 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.7 mm
Width: 17.4 mm
Thickness: 7 mm
Weight: 2.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st August 2018 - Friday 31st August 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3232

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Calderdale (Metropolitan District)
District: Calderdale (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Heptonstall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD9231
Four figure Latitude: 53.77527272
Four figure longitude: -2.12286893
1:25K map: SD9231
1:10K map: SD93SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Standing water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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