Record Details

NHER Number:13906
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic jade axe


A jade axe, possibly dating to the Neolithic period, is recorded as being found in Langham. The circumstances of its discovery are unknown.

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Full description

Reference in (S1) to jade axe from Langham apparently in Colchester Museum and not included in (S2).
No other information.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • 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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Correspondence: Campbell-Smith, W. (BM). 1963. Letter to E.B. Green (NCM). 23 January.
<S2>Article in Serial: Campbell Smith, W. 1965. The Distribution of Jade Axes in Europe with a supplement to the catalogue of those from the British Isles. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol XXXI pp 25-33.

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