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Unique ID: SF-7EBF87

Object type certainty: Certain
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A small flint blade of Mesolithic to Neolithic date. One end has snapped, and there is some retouch and a notch suggesting that this may have functioned as a burin. The flint is grey and unpatinated. It measures 31.19mm in length, 12.59mm in width, 3.73mm in thickness and weighs 2.04g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 8300 BC
Date to: Circa 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.19 mm
Width: 12.59 mm
Thickness: 3.73 mm
Weight: 2.04 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2011

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked
Completeness: Incomplete

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 finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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