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GUNFLINT

Unique ID: SF-607BB1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A snapped flint flake, probably for the manufacture of gunflint, struck from a dark brown flint. It is triangular in form, trapezoidal in section with central platform and some slight edge retouch, snapped towards the bulb of percussion. It measures 43.97mm in length, 31.79mm in width, 8.04mm in thickness and 7.28g in weight. It is of probable 19th to 20th century AD date.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MODERN
Period from: MODERN
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1800
Date to: Circa AD 1950

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43.97 mm
Width: 31.79 mm
Thickness: 8.04 mm
Weight: 7.28 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st May 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown
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: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Brandon

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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