SF-AF4A43: SF-AF4A43

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: SF-AF4A43

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

A complete flint scraper of probable Neolithic to early Bronze Age date. Created on a D-shaped tertiary flake. There is abrupt, short, sub-parallel retouch along the distal end of the dorsal face becoming longer and low angle along the left edge. The flint is brown in colour with little patination. Narrow butt with diffuse bulb of percussion.

Length: 42.63mm, width: 42.27mm, thickness: 10.14mm, weight: 21.47g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 1601 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 42.63 mm
Width: 42.27 mm
Thickness: 10.14 mm
Weight: 21.47 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st April 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Stradbroke

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
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