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Record ID: SF-084950
Object type: AXE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete polished flint axe of Neolithic date. Only one end of the axe survives intact, the remainder now missing due to old breaks. It is oval sectioned, triangular in form and tapers towards a cutting edge that has relatively neat edge retouch. Both faces have bifacial flake removal with traces of polishing are visible on both sides in very small patches. The entire object has a mottled dark red/brown to white patination that is visible at the old break as well as on all other exterior surfaces, indicating that it was damaged in antiquity and has been subject to subsequent stai…
Created on: Monday 24th September 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 20th March 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Frostenden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-D0A816
Object type: AXE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
The butt end of a thick polished flint axehead with a 'recent' break. Measuring 83m in surviving length, 65mm in width and 40mm in thickness. The butt is broad and widens towards the blade end. Large flake scars survive beneath the polish. One side is polished into an almost flat face, the other has ?recent damage. The flint is medium grey and stained varied 'rusty' browns on the surface, where it is undamaged. This axehead is Neolithic in date.
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Little Cornard', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-5FF764
Object type: AXE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A small slightly irregular partly polished Neolithic flint axe head. Measuring 112.6mm in length, 64mm in width at the widest point and 22.6mm in thickness at the thickest point. This axehead is complete apart from six small recent edge nicks which expose sub-surface black flint. The black flint revealed underneath the nicks is suprisingly unusual for flint axes in East Anglia which suggets that most black flint axes are actually imported into the area from elsewhere. Elsewhere the axe head is patinated blue grey. On one face this is more mottled and there is a patch of co…
Created on: Wednesday 3rd March 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Fressingfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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