BUC-0B3535: Neolithic to Bronze Age scraper

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Unique ID: BUC-0B3535

Object type certainty: Certain
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A possible Neolithic to Bronze Age scraper, dating to c. 2700-1500 BC. Flint, mottled white and grey surface with orangy spots, inside is a dark grey colour. Sub triangular shaped. Tertiary flake, pronounced bulb of percussion on the ventral face. Retouch (short, stepped,abrupt). Length: 24.7mm, width: 22.9mm, thickness: 5.8mm, weight: 2.81g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2700 BC
Date to: Circa 1500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.7 mm
Width: 22.9 mm
Thickness: 5.8 mm
Weight: 2.81 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 25th October 2018

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4871

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Castlethorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8043
Four figure Latitude: 52.07958892
Four figure longitude: -0.83403465
1:25K map: SP8043
1:10K map: SP84SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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