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HANDAXE

Unique ID: SF3187

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Pointed flint biface with yellow-brown patination (some of the secondary working along the edges appears unpatinated but is probably original. Sharp condition.

Notes:

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Chronology

Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
Period from: PALAEOLITHIC
Date from: 400000 BC
Date to: 100000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 90 mm
Width: 59 mm
Thickness: 28 mm
Weight: 145 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st July 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Judith Plouviez
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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: SUFFOLK WESTHORPE

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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