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DEBITAGE

Unique ID: SF-F69971

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A fragment flintworking debris of probable Mesolithic to Neolithic date. A small narrow blade, which is roughly triangular in cross-section. There is a small amount of thick patination on the dorsal face. A notch is missing from the proximal end and there is a large bulbar scar removing the bulb of percussion on the ventral face. The flint is a translucent grey-brown in colour.

Length: 44.55mm, width: 20.24mm, thickness: 6.85mm, weight: 7.01g

Class: Blade

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 10000 BC
Date to: Circa 2551 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 44.55 mm
Width: 20.24 mm
Thickness: 6.85 mm
Weight: 7.01 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st November 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

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: Gislingham

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
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: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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