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Unique ID: SF-341365

Object type certainty: Certain
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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


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 3500 BC
Date to: Circa 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

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

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Colin Pendleton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: Tuesday 4th January 2011
Updated: Tuesday 4th January 2011

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