Monument record WLD 024 - Sandcliff

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Incomplete human skull (large hole in top of cranium), eroded surface.


Grid reference Centred TM 27783 44802 (34m by 37m)
Map sheet TM24SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Incomplete human skull (large hole in top of cranium), eroded surface. Adult ?male (sexing difficult). Unusually narrow palate and poorly developed zygomatic bones, but not advanced enough to suggest major dystostosis. Mandible not present. Semi-circular tooth erosion of right second incisor and canine and left canine suggests pipe smoker (therefore PMed). Details in (S1)(S2). Found circa 1989 by deceased owner with other bones which were discarded - possibly complete burial.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Various. SAU, Anderson S, ms report, September 1999.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1)(S2).
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Letter. SAU, Loader T, e-mail & fax, July 1999.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Feb 3 2000 12:00AM

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