Record Details

NHER Number:9545
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic/Bronze Age stone axehammer (Norwich, poorly located)

Summary

A Neolithic/Bronze Age perforated axe-hammer made from basalt was recovered from Eaton at an unspecified date. The exact location, nature and circumstances of this discovery remain unknown.

Images - none

Location

Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

Perforated axe-hammer 21cm (8.25in) long. Made from basalt and weighing 9lb.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Collection N100 examined by [1], see (S1).
T. Clough (NCM).

Originally recorded in the parish of Eaton, now part of Norwich.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • AXE HAMMER (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Easton.
---Article in Serial: Williams-Thorpe, O., Webb, P. C. and Jones, M. C. 2003. Non-destructive geochemical and magnetic characterisation of Group XVIII dolerite stone axes and shaft-hole implements from England. Journal of Archaeological Science. Vol 30 pp 1237-1267.
<S1>Article in Serial: Clough, T. H. Mck. and Green, B. 1972. The petrological identification of stone implements from East Anglia. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol 38 pp 108-155.

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