Record Details

NHER Number:10478
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic or later quartzite macehead

Summary

In 1965 a prehistoric quartzite perforated macehead was found at this location. These objects are not closely datable, having been found in both Mesolithic and later prehistoric contexts.

Images

  • A Neolithic or Bronze Age quartzite macehead from Belton  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TG 4877 0349
Map Sheet:TG40SE
Parish:BELTON WITH BROWSTON, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

1965. Stray Find.
1 prehistoric quartzite macehead with hour-glass perforation. See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2).
This is probably what would now be described as a pebble mace. These objects are not closely datable, having been found in both Mesolithic and later prehistoric contexts.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), July 18 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • PEBBLE MACE? (Early Mesolithic to Early Bronze Age - 10000 BC to 1501 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Burke, B. 1966. Drawing of a Mesolithic or later quartzite macehead from Belton with Browston. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Belton with Browston.

Related records - none

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