SWYOR-25410E: Neolithic flint scraper

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: SWYOR-25410E

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

A flint scraper of probable Neolithic date, 4000 BC - 2200 BC. It is formed on a tertiary flake of tan flint. It is roughly D shaped with short, abrupt, sub-parallel retouch on the left side. It is 18.9mm long, 12.2mm wide and 4.6mm thick. 0.9g.

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 2200 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.9 mm
Width: 12.2 mm
Thickness: 4.6 mm
Weight: 0.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 26th March 2019 - Tuesday 26th March 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS 3372; finder's reference: 269-272

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Kelfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5739
Four figure Latitude: 53.84412472
Four figure longitude: -1.13516082
1:25K map: SE5739
1:10K map: SE53NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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