|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Neolithic axehead hoard from Egmere|
A hoard of four Neolithic flint axeheads was found at Egmere in 1866. Three of the axeheads were polished and one was flaked and slightly ground. The exact location and nature of their discovery are unclear.
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Hoard of four polished axes of grey flint (three polished and one chipped and slightly ground).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- HOARD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
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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. Walsingham (Great). |
|<S1>||Article in Serial: Smith, R. A. 1921. Hoards of Neolithic Celts. Archaeologia. Vol 71 (Second Series) pp 113-124. |
|<S2>||Article in Serial: Misc 2nd ser.pt.2.. Norfolk Archaeology. |
|<S3>||Serial: Society for Northern Research. 1907. Saga-Book of the Viking Club. Vol V. p 236. |
|<S4>||Article in Serial: Feilden, H. W. 1888. Note on Stone Implements found in Norfolk. Transactions of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society. Vol IV Pt IV (for 1887-88) pp 516-518. p 517. |
|<S5>||Article in Monograph: Sainty, J. E. 1935. Norfolk Prehistory. Report of the Annual Meeting, 1935. Norwich, September 4-11. British Association for the Advancement of Science. Appendix pp 60-71. p 65. |
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