NMGW-335F61: Neolithic worked stone possibly an axehead

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AXEHEAD

Unique ID: NMGW-335F61

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Neolithic worked stone possibly an axehead rough-out or crude scraper, probably dating between c. 3500 - 2100BC

The worked stone is complete (with a length of 136.8mm, a maximum width of 111.3mm, a maximum thickness of 50mm and a weight of 999.8g). The stone is a fine-grained greenstone from the 'Langdale axe factory' (Group VI) and has been partially shaped by flaking, mostly around the edges. The stone is sub-rounded, consistent with water rolling.

Class: worked stone possibly an axehead rough-out or crude scraper

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 136.8 mm
Width: 111.3 mm
Thickness: 50 mm
Weight: 999.8 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Wenke Domscheit
Identified by: Mr Mark Lodwick

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMWPA 2013.88.2

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: South Lakeland (District)
Parish or ward: Lakes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NY2706
Four figure Latitude: 54.44413733
Four figure longitude: -3.12717639
1:25K map: NY2706
1:10K map: NY20NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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