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Unique ID: SF-CCDD1A

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

A complete flint Neolithic retouched flake. It is a secondary flake, roughly triangular in shape. A small amount of cortex remains to either side of the dorsal face. There is a small amount of short, sub-parallel, semi-abrupt retouch to the right side of the distal end on the ventral face. The bulb of percussion is prominant and the butt is narrow. There are strong ripple lines on the dorsal face. The flint is translucent orange in colour with a shiny surface and no patination.

Length: 43.46mm, width: 38.46mm, thickness: 12.09mm, weight: 20.61g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 1601 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43.46 mm
Width: 38.46 mm
Thickness: 12.09 mm
Weight: 20.61 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st March 2016

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: Wickham Skeith

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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