|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Palaeolithic handaxe fragment|
In 1994 a broken Palaeolithic cordate flint handaxe was recovered here.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 0928 0008|
|Parish:||WYMONDHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
March/April 1994. Stray Find.
1 Palaeolithic cordate handaxe, broken in antiquity. Finely worked by shallow invasive flaking over whole surface. Patinated and stained brown, lightly rolled. See drawing (S1).
Identified by P. Robins (NCM), see description in file. This discovery was reported in (S2).
Compiled by A. Rogerson (NLA) 3 October 1994. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 24 February 2014.
- FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)
- HANDAXE (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
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|<S1>||Illustration: Robins, P. 1994. Drawing of an incomplete Palaeolithic cordate flint handaxe from Wymondham. Paper. 1:1. |
|<S2>||Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1995. Archaeological Finds in Norfolk 1994. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt II pp 221-229. p 221. |
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