|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Mesolithic or later quartzite macehead|
A Mesolithic or later quartzite macehead was found on allotments here in 1966.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 3316 0935|
|Parish:||BLOFIELD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK|
1966. West of Stocks Lane.
Found on allotment, west of Stock's Lane:
Prehistoric quartzite macehead with hour-glass perforation. Information from (S1). See sketch on reverse of (S1). This discovery was first reported in (S2). It is probably what would now be described as a pebble mace (assuming it was unmodified apart from the central perforation). Although originally recorded as Neolithic, such objects are generally not seen as closely datable, having been found in both Mesolithic and later prehistoric contexts.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 6 May 2014.
- FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Early Bronze Age - 10000 BC to 1501 BC)
- PEBBLE MACE? (Early Mesolithic to Early Bronze Age - 10000 BC to 1501 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 30 NW 16. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. |
|<S2>||Serial: 1966. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1966. No 13. p 2. |
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