SF-0946B1: Debitage

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Unique ID: SF-0946B1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An assemble of 2 chert implements of possible Mesolithic to Neolithic date. They have a combined total weight of 207.07g.

1) A partially complete broken possible rough out of a chert tranchet hand axe of possible Mesolithic to Neolithic date. It is an elongated oval with a flat butt. The blade is crescentic with a roughly D-shaped cross-section. This object measures 113.19mm in length, 45.57mm in width, 35.82mm in thickness, 163.19g in weight.

2) A heavily patinated and abraded tertiary chert flake of possible Mesolithic to Neolithic date. It is truck from a light grey white mottled chert. The distal end is crescentic with signs of modern edge damage. The ventral face is flat. This object measures 82.21mm in length, 31.28mm in width, 19.25mm in thickness, 43.88g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 7000 BC
Date to: Circa 2551 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2
Weight: 207.07 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Gemma Stewart
Identified by: Miss Gemma Stewart
Secondary identifier: Mr Michael Green

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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