LEIC-2B1BB1: Neolithic to Bronze age flint scraper

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: LEIC-2B1BB1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late Neolithic to early Bronze age flint scraper?, 14mm long, 13mm wide and 5mm thick with a weight of 1.17g.

The object is sub-rectangular in form and cross section. It appears to be formed of a small re-worked flake with slight rippling on its ventral surface. It has been worked and rounded at one corner with semi-abrupt, invasive, stepped re -touch to form a scraper edge.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 14 mm
Width: 13 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 1.17 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: SK9208
Four figure Latitude: 52.66192349
Four figure longitude: -0.64116766
1:25K map: SK9208
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
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