SF-AF3C07: SF-AF3C07

Rights Holder: Suffolk County Council
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Unique ID: SF-AF3C07

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

A complete flint scraper of Neolithic to early Bronze Age date. Created on a D-shaped secondary flake with some cortex still remaining on the dorsal face. There is abrupt, long, scaled retouch around the distal end of the dorsal face and semi-abrupt, long, scaled retouch along the right side of the dorsal face. The butt is narrow and there is a prominant bulb of percussion. The flint is a mottled brown colour with little patination.

Length: 53.92mm, width: 56.66mm, thickness: 18.13mm, weight: 67.05g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 53.92 mm
Width: 56.66 mm
Thickness: 18.13 mm
Weight: 67.05 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st April 2019

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: Stradbroke

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
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