NARC-1BA110: NARC-1BA110 : blunted Scraper : Neolithic to Bronze Age

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: NARC-1BA110

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete flint blunted Scraper of Neolithic to Bronze Age date (3450-800 BC). The lithic is sub-rectangular in plan and plano-convex in section. The dorsal surface contains two negative scars and retains some cortex along the left hand edge. The distal end has been blunted. All other edges have semi-abrupt retouch. The ventral surface is flat and has two shallow negative scars situated at the distal end.

The flint is cream in colour with grey inclusions throughout. The cortex is light brown.

Length: 33.69mm, Width: 16.90mm, Thickness: 8.88mm, Weight: 4.7g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 3450 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.69 mm
Width: 16.9 mm
Thickness: 8.88 mm
Weight: 4.7 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Overstone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7965
Four figure Latitude: 52.27748139
Four figure longitude: -0.8435067
1:25K map: SP7965
1:10K map: SP76NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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