LEIC-C4F7A2: stone axe

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AXEHEAD

Unique ID: LEIC-C4F7A2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Neolithic polished stone axe. It is 124mm long and 45mm at its widest part. It is a Langdale type 6 with squared edges and has a diagonally striped grain in the stone. The axe is 22mm wide at its narrowest and widens out to 45mm. It has a sharp dipped angle on one surface, just before its broken edge, here it has a thickness of 22mm. It has two breaking points suggesting it was damaged in the plough soil.

Class: polished stone
Sub class: Langdale Type 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Date from: 3500 BC
Date to: 2100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 124 mm
Thickness: 22 mm

Personal details

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Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Manufacture method: Ground/polished
Decoration method: Polished
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Rushcliffe (District)
Parish or ward: Thorpe in the Glebe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6026
Four figure Latitude: 52.82819485
Four figure longitude: -1.11094016
1:25K map: SK6026
1:10K map: SK62NW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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