NMS-4C43C4: Neolithic polished flint axehead.

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Unique ID: NMS-4C43C4

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A Neolithic polished flint axe head, polished smooth over almost the whole surface, with recent damage on one face near cutting edge. Length 165mm. Width 57mm. Thickness 35mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 2350 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 165 mm
Width: 57 mm
Thickness: 35 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2001 - Sunday 4th September 2011

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 56092

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Besthorpe

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Gardening
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Garden

References cited

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