LANCUM-2F3921: Flint end scraper

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END SCRAPER

Unique ID: LANCUM-2F3921

Object type certainty: Certain
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Flint flake end scraper of probable Neolithic to Bronze Age date (c. 3500 - 800 BC). The flint is dark brown in colour with slight light brown mottles. It is broadly trapezoidal in shape, with one straight and one curved long edge. The longer short edge displays short, semi-abrupt, scaled retouch on the dorsal face. The ripples of percussion on the ventral face curve across the length of the object. The object is 22.50mm in length, 14.02mm in width and 4.53mm in thickness. It weighs 1.70g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.5 mm
Width: 14.02 mm
Thickness: 4.53 mm
Weight: 1.7 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5226

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
Parish or ward: Thurnham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD4756
Four figure Latitude: 53.99730074
Four figure longitude: -2.8099703
1:25K map: SD4756
1:10K map: SD45NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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