Record Details

NHER Number:11660
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic jadeite polished axehead


Neolithic jadeite axehead found on ploughed surface of field.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 4604 9349
Map Sheet:TM49SE

Full description

c.1973. From ploughed surface.
Jadeite axe (Campbell-Smith type Ia) Petrology no.N221, (S1).

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

---Serial: 1976. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1976. No 23. p 3.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 49 SE 9.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Article in Serial: Jones, V., Bishop, A. C. and Woolley, A. R. 1977. Third Supplement of the Catalogue of Jade Axes from Sites in the British Isles. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol 43 pp 287-293. p 290; Pl 22.
<S1>Illustration: Gregory, T.. 1976. Drawing of a Neolithic jadeite axehead.. Card. 1:1.

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