GLO-888ED4: Polished axehead

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AXEHEAD

Unique ID: GLO-888ED4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A fragment of a knapped flint polished axe head. The butt of the axe head remains. This oval in cross section, with has tapering side and a narrow rounded butt. Some of the polished areas also show shallow negative scarring that has not been polished complete flat. Light creamy grey patina with orange patches. Date Neolithic 4500-2100BC

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Date from: 4500 BC
Date to: 2200 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 54 mm
Width: 45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2011 - Saturday 30th April 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 4431

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Cotswold (District)
To be known as: Cotswolds

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Controlled archaeological investigation
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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