|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Possible Palaeolithic handaxe or core|
A possible Palaeolithic handaxe or core has been found in Sheringham. The exact location and circumstances of its discovery are uncertain.
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Giant hand axe, natural in all probability.
(S1), (S2), (S3).
R.R. Clarke (NCM).
Looks humanly made - like a large core.
Informant  says Clactonian.
Seen by E. Rose (NAU).
- FINDSPOT (Palaeolithic - 1000000 BC to 10001 BC)
- CORE (Lower Palaeolithic to Upper Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 10001 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 - Miscellaneous Prehistoric. |
|---||Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. Sheringham. |
|<S1>||Serial: 8 June 1935. Nature. |
|<S2>||Article in Serial: Moir, J. Reid. 1934. A Giant Hand-axe from Sheringham, Norfolk. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol VII Pt III pp 327-332. |
|<S3>||Article in Serial: Hawkes, C. and Hawkes, J. 1934. Prehistoric Britain in 1934. The Archaeological Journal. Vol XCI pp 301-329. p 303. |
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