|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Neolithic/Bronze Age stone axehammer (Norwich, poorly located)|
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.
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|Parish:||NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK|
Perforated axe-hammer 21cm (8.25in) long. Made from basalt and weighing 9lb.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
Collection N100 examined by , see (S1).
T. Clough (NCM).
Originally recorded in the parish of Eaton, now part of Norwich.
- FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
- 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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