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Unique ID: DENO-60CCE4
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published
A flint Neolithic polished axehead (c.4000-c.2200 BC). The axehead is patinated with a variety of different colours, including pale grey, light beige, dark grey-brown and orangey-brown. The axehead has a wide curving blade and tapers towards a square-ended butt. It has a thick pointed oval cross-section. Overall, the axehead measures 151.3 mm, 66.2 mm wide, 38.2 mm thick. It weighs 424.77 g.
The axehead has some damage along the its top and bottom edges, but the patina on the damaged areas is the same as the polished areas indicating that the damage is ancient.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Length: 151.3 mm
Width: 66.2 mm
Thickness: 38.2 mm
Weight: 424.77 g
Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st November 2015 - Sunday 31st January 2016
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Other reference: Derby E8360
4 Figure: SK4260
Four figure Latitude: 53.13550869
Four figure longitude: -1.37366728
1:25K map: SK4260
1:10K map: SK46SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
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