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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: PUBLIC-9637DC

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Neolithic or early Bronze Age scraper. The flint is a pale mottled grey colour. The dorsal face has a number of small flakes and a large flake,equivalent to 50% of the dorsal face, removed. The ventral face has a pronounced bulb of percussion. There is very short, sub-parallel, abrupt retouch to the right mesal.

Length: 29.3mm, Width: 24.8mm, and Thickness: 9.0mm. Weight: 7.0gm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2500 BC
Date to: Circa 1500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.3 mm
Width: 24.8 mm
Thickness: 9 mm
Weight: 7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 29th August 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jeff Lyons
Identified by: Mr Jeff Lyons

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: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Cottam (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9767
Four figure Latitude: 54.0897776
Four figure longitude: -0.51849661
1:25K map: SE9767
1:10K map: SE96NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
Discovery circumstances: Whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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