Find Spot record BRS 002 - River Waveney at Barsham, (Palaeolithic).

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Summary

Large double platform prismatic core. Found in a boat moored on the River Waveney, having been hurled through boat's windscreen. River had been dredged recently and presumably the core came from the dredgings. Terminal Upper Palaeolithic

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 3934 9069 (50m by 50m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM39SE
Civil Parish BARSHAM, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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1974-1979: Large double platform prismatic core 16.5cm long x 6cm wide, yellowish-grey flint with darker inclusions. Similar to material from Sproughton (S1, S2). Found in a boat moored on the River Waveney, having been hurled through the boat's windscreen. The river had been dredged recently and presumably the core came from the dredgings (S3). Probably Terminal Upper Palaeolithic. Seen by J Wymer 26-5-1979 per Burroughes G (S4). See also (S5-S7).

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: drawing, J Wymer postcard.
  • <S2> Article in serial: Wymer, J.J.. 1976. A long blade industry from Sproughton. Wymer J, A long blade industry from Sproughton, EAA, 3, (1976).
  • <S3> Source Unchecked: Burroughs GE. 1985. Burroughes G, February 1985. Burroughes G, February 1985.
  • <S4> Personal Correspondence: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Wymer J, February 1985. Wymer J, February 1985.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 272.
  • <S6> Unpublished document: Billington, L, P.. 2016. Lithic Scatters and Landscape Occupation in the Late Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic: A Case Study from Eastern England.. P 164.
  • <S7> Photograph: Photographs: AVZ 10-13. Photographs: AVZ 10-13.

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Dec 16 2019 12:00PM

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