Record Details

NHER Number:9548
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished flint axe


A Neolithic polished flint axe, with evidence of rechipping, was recovered from somewhere in Eaton. The exact date, nature and circumstances of this discovery remain unknown.

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Full description

Polished axe, broken and rechipped, see (S1).
Photocopy (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NAU/NLA).

P. Robins (NCM) states that this is the miniature axe published in (S3).
E. Rose (NLA) 12 May 1997.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • MINIATURE OBJECT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Article in Serial: 1912. Summary of Proceedings. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol I Pt II (for 1910-11 and 1911-12) pp 233-241. p 241; Pl LVIII.
<S2>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.
<S3>Article in Serial: Robins, P. 1996. Miniature Axes in Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt III pp 374-376.

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