|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Neolithic flaked and polished axehead, Early Bronze Age flint knife|
It is recorded that a Neolithic chipped flint axehead with a polished cutting edge and an Early Bronze Age flint knife of an elongated pear shape were recovered from this area. The exact date of this discovery is unclear.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 802 092|
|Parish:||SWAFFHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Found together at unknown date in area indicated:
1 Neolithic chipped flint axe with polished cutting edge. Plano-convex section; triangular shape; mottled pale grey flint, 13.3cm maximum length. See drawing (S1).
1 Early Bronze Age (Beaker) flint knife; elongated pear shape. Thin convex or plano-convex section; mottled medium to pale grey flint, 14.9cm maximum length. See drawing (S2).
Shown to NAU October 1977. Owner unknown.
Identified by A. Lawson (NAU).
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- FINDSPOT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
- FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- PLANO CONVEX KNIFE (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Illustration: White, S. 1977. Drawing of a Neolithic part-polished flint axehead. Paper. 1:1. |
|<S2>||Illustration: White, S. 1977. Drawing of an Early Bronze Age (Beaker) flint knife. Paper. 1:1. |
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