|Type of record:||Find Spot|
At an unspecified date a Neolithic axehead was recovered from Thetford. The exact location and circumstances of its discovery are unknown but it is now held by the British Museum.
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|Parish:||THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Jadeite axehead (petrology N.133).
Held as part of British Museum Sturge Collection.
Information from Dr Campbell-Smith (British Museum, Natural History).
See (S1) and (S2).
R. R. Clarke (NCM) and T. Clough (NAU).
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- 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. Thetford. |
|<S1>||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. |
|<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. p 162; No 33. |
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