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Record ID: SWYOR-7810C3
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A secondary flint flake which is nearly heart shaped in plan. It is 32.7mm long, 24.2mm wide and 8.2mm thick. The dorsal face is partially cortical. On the left ventral side is a removal facet with evidence of platform preparation. The flint is brownish grey. The flake is not retouched. It is not possible to suggest a specific date for this flake. The flint is damaged which may be the result of water action since it was found near the sea.
Created on: Friday 11th January 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pakefield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-77DD10
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Four flint flakes that are the result of flint working but that have not been worked into tools themselves. All have irregular chipped surfaces or wear which may have been caused by being on a beach at some point. It is not possible to suggest a specific date for these flakes. 1) Blade which is 63.7mm long, 25.4mm wide and 13.9mm thick. The dorsal face is very rough and irregular but there are clear removal facets on the ventral face. Speckled light grey flint. 2) Secondary flake which is 39.4mm long, 23.1mm wide and 5.4mm thick. Irregular dorsal surface. Black coloured flint. …
Created on: Friday 11th January 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pakefield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-F6BAD4
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Rotherham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint scraper which may date from the Late Paleolithic or Early Mesolithic periods. It is sub oval, pointed at one end, and is very curved, the ventral face being convex. It is 38.8mm long, 16mm wide and 8.3mm thick. The flake is a secondary flake with cortex on the dorsal face. The striking platform seems to be in the middle of one of the long sides, not at the end. There are vertical removal scars at the left hand end of the dorsal face, and lateral removal scars at the same end on the ventral face. There is abrupt retouch on the distal end and a point is formed at the right hand e…
Created on: Friday 12th October 2007
Last updated: Tuesday 4th September 2012
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