Record Details

NHER Number:34933
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead


A Neolithic polished flint axehead found in 1998. The axehead has been damaged by burning.

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Grid Reference:TG 072 131
Map Sheet:TG01SE

Full description

September to October 1998. Stray find.
Neolithic polished axe (part of). Butt end of a polished flint axe, severely damaged by burning. Polish is patchy, leaving extensive flake scars but extends close to the butt. Lateral edges are smoothed by polishing and one edge has slight fracetting. Flint is brown to grey brown and glossy with a low level of patination.
Identified by P.A. Robins (NCM), 2 November 1998.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 18 July 1999.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

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