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Unique ID: SF-A90988

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three prehistoric flint tools.
1) a deep brown patinated flint blade, with limited end retouch and slightly notched. It is 52.4mm in length and 18.80mm wide, broadening out to 31mm in width at the base. It weighs 7.36g. There is retouch and use wear along one edge, and there are parallel blade scars on the dorsal face. This blade probably dates to the Upper Paleolithic or Mesolithic periods.
2)an unpatinated black flake with 50% cortex, it is 36.98mm in length and 18.3mm wide, weighing 3.37g. It has parallel flake scars on the dorsal face, and is probably Neolithic or Early Bronze Age in date.
3) an oval scraper in pale grey flint.It is 30mm in length and 23.59mm wide, weighing 5.11g. It is made on a hinge fractured flake and dates to the later prehistoric period, probably early Bronze Age

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 40000 BC
Date to: Circa 2150 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 3

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st August 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jane Carr
Identified by: Dr Colin Pendleton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Oakley

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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