Unique ID: SF-AC8838

Object type certainty: Certain
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A pale grey part-polished axehead, stained a pale and medium reddish brown, there is some unstained retouch and damage. Neolithic and possibly later use in the Bronze Age.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: BRONZE AGE [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: Circa 1500 BC

Dimensions and weight

Length: 136.41 mm
Width: 56.12 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st April 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Faye Minter - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Colin Pendleton - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finders reference; LU

Materials and construction

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

A resized image of Neolithic axehead

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: Mid Suffolk
To be known as: Great Finborough

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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.

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Created: Tuesday 21st August 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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