Record Details

NHER Number:6669
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead


A Neolithic polished axehead, made of jade.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1167 3020
Map Sheet:TG13SW

Full description

Miniature jadeite axe, see (S1).
Examined by [1], Petrology N38, see (S2).
T. H. McClough (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

---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. Fig 10.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1960. 14 May.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Corpusty (Saxthorpe).
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: NCM. M1417.
<S2>Article in serial: Campbell Smith, W. 1963. Jade Axes from Sites in the British Isles. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol XXIX pp 133-172.

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