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AXE

Unique ID: YORYM337

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Polished axe head. Truncated at butt end. Broken in antiquity. Siliceous stone. Beige/grey in colour.

Notes:

This record was created before the Portable Antiquities Scheme began using the Central Database. We are aware that this record may fall below our usual standards of recording, and we are working to rectify this.

Class: Neolithic axe head

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Date from: 4000 BC
Date to: 2200 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 130.9 mm
Width: 66.8 mm
Thickness: 37.2 mm
Weight: 394 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 26th September 1998

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ceinwen Paynton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YORYM:E01552

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: HUMBERSIDE STAMFORD BRIDGE

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 20 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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