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Unique ID: CAM-480E31

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A fragment of a late Neolithic - Bronze Age Scraper. Circa 2500 - 1500 BC - possibly (Ovate, Side scraper), light brown Chocolate coloured flint with semi polished surfaces A plunged flake fragment possibly from Distal left edge. The upper face (Dorsal surface) shows signs of small scale - flaking re touch along its edge. The Ventral surface edge shows only one or two small flakes being removed. Length - 48 mm, width - 27.50 mm, thickness - 10.87, weight - 13.87

Class: Ovate side scraper

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2500 BC
Date to: 1500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 48.15 mm
Width: 27.5 mm
Thickness: 10.87 mm
Weight: 13.87 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 13th November 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Chris Montague
Identified by: Mr Chris Montague

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finds Identification Day March Museum

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Fenland (District)
Parish or ward: March (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4195
Four figure Latitude: 52.534618
Four figure longitude: 0.07736
1:25K map: TL4195
1:10K map: TL49NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

  • Watson, W., 1975 Flint Implements London: British Museum Publications Ltd. 92 , plate VI , 14 - 19

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CAM
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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