LEIC-2AE701: Neolithic to Bronze age flint scraper

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Unique ID: LEIC-2AE701

Object type certainty: Probably
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Late Neolithic to early Bronze age flint scraper?, 36mm long, 28mm wide and 7mm thick with a weight of 11.74g.

The object is rectangular in form and sub rectangular in cross section. It has invasive, low angled, scaled re-touch on its dorsal surface and a clear bulb of percussion on its ventral face. It has abrupt, short, scaled re -touch on its distal end and semi-abrupt, stepped invasive re-touch along one long edge. The object could be a scraper or a blade?

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 1601 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36 mm
Width: 28 mm
Thickness: 7 mm
Weight: 11.74 g

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: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Whitwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9108
Four figure Latitude: 52.66209202
Four figure longitude: -0.65594873
1:25K map: SK9108
1:10K map: SK90NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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