Record Details

NHER Number:4023
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead

Summary

A Neolithic polished stone axehead.

Images - none

Location

Parish:CASTLE ACRE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Polished stone axe (greenstone) with bevelled edge.
13.9cm long by 4.4cm by 2.7cm.
See (S1) (Maori type) but probably genuine.
See (S2).
R. R. Clarke (NCM) and T. Clough (NCM)

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • 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. Castle Acre.
<S1>Publication: Rye, W. 1909. Catalogue of Antiquities Found Principally in East Anglia. p 113.
<S2>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. N.11. Geol Survey Eng. 1399.

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