|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Mesolithic or later quartzite macehead|
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.
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.
- FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)
- PEBBLE MACE? (Early Mesolithic to Early Bronze Age - 10000 BC to 1501 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||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>||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Belton with Browston. |
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