Record Details

NHER Number:41891
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Lower Palaeolithic flint handaxe


A Lower Palaeolithic flint handaxe was found here in 2005.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 88730 07400
Map Sheet:TF80NE

Full description

Before April 2005. Stray Find.
Brought in on 'Fabulous Finds Day', held Saturday 30 April 2005:
1 Lower Palaeolithic flint handaxe. Small thin example, made on a pebble of brown flint. Mininal patination and only slightly rolled. See drawing (S1).
Identified by P. Robins (NCM), May 2005. See full description in file.
E. Darch (NLA), 24 June 2005. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), May 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic - 1000000 BC to 150001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • HANDAXE (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Robins, P. 2005. Drawing of a Palaeolithic flint handaxe from Holme Hale. Paper. 1:1.

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