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ID278
Find typeFlint and lithics
Secondary find type
Generic groupingFlint and lithics
Phase2
LayerA143
FeatureABP
Burial number
Artefact typeSide-scraper
Sub type
Blank typeFlake
Fragment
Percussion techniqueBipolar
Retouch typeCoarse retouch
Retouch extentContinuous
Retouch positionLeft side
Raw materialFlint
ColourYellow
Cortex1
Burnt0
Length29.1
Width19.5
Thickness6.3
Weight0
CommentsThe scraper-edge is slightly convex and acute. The distal end is blunted and ends in an obtuse-angled tip, which may be a supplementary working end (borer?). The flat retouch identifies the piece as an artefact from the Neolithic or Early Bronze Age.
Illustration 278.jpg

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