LITHIC IMPLEMENT

Unique ID: SF-341365

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An unpatinated flint flake with limited edge retouch and parallel flake scars on the forsal face. It has a prepared striking platform and prominent bulb of percussion. The flake measures 40.22mm in length, 36.38mm in width, 13.18mm in thickness, and weighs 16.28g. It is of probable Neolithic date.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: NEOLITHIC [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: Circa 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Length: 40.22 mm
Width: 36.38 mm
Thickness: 13.18 mm
Weight: 16.28 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st December 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Colin Pendleton - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: Forest Heath
To be known as: Barton Mills

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

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Created: Tuesday 4th January 2011
Updated: Tuesday 4th January 2011

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