Unique ID: SF-03F8B5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

a snapped longblade, of probable Upper Paleolithic date. It is an orange-brown flint, rectangular and 95.48mm in length (width between 37 and 45mm) weighing 65.69g. The longblade has retouch along one edge, with smaller areas of retouch along the other edge and the distal end fracture. The retouch could be the result of re-utilisation at a later date.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
Period from: PALAEOLITHIC [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa 40000 BC
Date to: Circa 8300 BC

Dimensions and weight

Length: 95.48 mm
Weight: 65.69 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 30th July 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Jane Carr - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Colin Pendleton - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint [scope notes | view all attributed records]

There are currently no images available.
If you own this object please send us a picture of it.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: Mid Suffolk
To be known as: Needham Market

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: SF-7DACE5
A patinated and re-used lithic implement of Upper Palaolithic or later date. One face has a patination that is dark red to orange/brown in co…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind waiting to be validated

Find number: SF-A8C524
46 flint lithic implements, listed below by finders reference number. It s a mixed date assemblage, with a Mesolithic/Neolithic content and p…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind waiting to be validated

Find number: BERK-648C34
An unusual flint flake, with some limited retouch along the lateral edges and distal tip. The flake has a natural hole towards the proximal ti…
Workflow: On reviewFind on review - not available to the public

Report a mistake

Comment on this artefact's record

Your comment will be checked before being posted. We also check for spam using akismet.

Enter your comments:

* This will not be displayed to the public.

* Not compulsory

The following HTML tags can be used - a,p,ul,li,em,strong,br,img,a - and paragraphs will be automatically created

Audit data

Created: Monday 13th August 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

This page is available in: qrcode json xml geojson rdf representations.

Social Bookmarking: