Record Details

NHER Number:16242
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead


A Neolithic flint axehead found in 1980.

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Grid Reference:TF 6497 1489
Map Sheet:TF61SW

Full description

Early 1980. From same field as NHER 16243; surface find in weeding potatoes.
Neolithic flint axe, brown, finely chipped all over; long and narrow with straight edged butt. Some cortex on back. Polished at blade end. Broken off at butt end. Length 9.5cm, 5.7cm wide at blade, 3cm at butt. Maximum thickness 1.7cm. Held by King's Lynn Museum (KILLM : 1980.114.2).
E. James (KLM) 12 June 1980.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

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