SWYOR-259A9E: SWYOR-259A9E Unknown Scraper (Tool)

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SCRAPER (TOOL)

Unique ID: SWYOR-259A9E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A flint scraper of Mesolithic to Bronze Age date (9000 BC - 1000 BC). It is formed on a tertiary flake of patinated, cherty light grey flint and is sub-rectangular in plan. The bulb of percussion is not evident. One end is oblique and it has short, scaled, semi abrupt retouch forming a scraping edge. It is 33.6mm long, 16.7mm wide and 2.9mm thick. 2.5g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 9000 BC
Date to: Exactly 1000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.6 mm
Width: 16.7 mm
Thickness: 2.9 mm
Weight: 2.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 1940 - Thursday 1st January 1970

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3348

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
District: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Guiseley and Rawdon (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE1443
Four figure Latitude: 53.88300501
Four figure longitude: -1.78850876
1:25K map: SE1443
1:10K map: SE14SW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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