Record Details

NHER Number:10742
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead and other worked flints


Neolithic axehead from Aldeby brick pit and other Neolithic worked flint tools possibly from the same site.

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Full description

From Aldeby brick pit.
Large polished flint axe with white patina, 'chipped on both sides'.
Possible location is old disused pits at 461 933.
E. Rose (NAU) 1 March 1978.

According to F. Healy (NAU), CUMAE registration number also includes ?unfinished laurel leaf, ? barbed and tanged arrowhead, and a fragment of polished axe with squared sides, though only axe mentioned above is marked as from Aldeby brick pit.
F. Healy (NAU).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Beaker - 4000 BC to 1700 BC)

Associated Finds

  • LAUREL LEAF (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 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. Aldeby.

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