Record Details

NHER Number:4608
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic or Bronze Age axehead or axehammer


A Neolithic or Early Bronze Age axehead or axe hammer was found. It was exhibited at the 1851 meeting of the Archaeological Institute of Norwich. The exact location and nature of this discovery are unclear.

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Full description

Neolithic or Early Bronze Age axehead (?flint.) Exhibited at 1851 meeting Archaeological Institute Norwich by G. Johnson.
See (S1).

Perhaps the same as perforated axehammer from Necton.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)

Associated Finds

  • AXEHEAD (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • PERFORATED OBJECT (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 80 NE 32.
---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. Holme Hale.
<S1>Article in Monograph: 1851. Catalogue of Antiquities. Exhibited in the Museum formed during the Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute, held at Norwich, in 1847. Memoirs Illustrative of the History and Antiquities of Norfolk and the City. Archaeological Institute. pp xxiii-lvi. p xxv.

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