SUR-EA7630: Mesolithic or neolithic: Stone macehead

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Unique ID: SUR-EA7630

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Mesolithic or Neolithic stone macehead. The macehead has a hole a little off centre 16.5mm in diameter. It is slightly plano-convex in shape and is made from hard, dense, light brown cherty material, possible sandstone. The outer edges are very rough.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Exactly 10500 BC
Date to: Circa 3000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 32.45 mm
Weight: 356 g
Diameter: 92.5 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 15-1174

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
Parish or ward: Ash (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU8949
Four figure Latitude: 51.23325496
Four figure longitude: -0.72663952
1:25K map: SU8949
1:10K map: SU84NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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