NLM-19D172: Neolithic or later Scraper

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Unique ID: NLM-19D172

Object type certainty: Certain
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Blue-grey flint with thick cortex, scraper. A thick and slightly concavo-convex flake with its dorsal side trimmed by hard hammer trike, and with a bulbar ventral surface bearing covering angled scalar retouch executed from the ventral aspect, trimming the bulb A convergent pair of edges are battered. Suggested date: Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age, 2700-1600 BC

Length: 37.1mm, Width: 38.1mm, Thickness: 11.8mm, Weight: 21.15gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2700 BC
Date to: Circa 1600 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 37.1 mm
Width: 38.1 mm
Thickness: 11.8 mm
Weight: 21.15 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 2nd April 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM42206

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Swinhope

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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