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Record ID: GLO-231993
Object type: AXE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
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~~A Neolithic ground and polished axehead. The implement has been extensively chipped and ground into a long elongated sub-rectangular shape in plan that tapers from the cutting edge to the butt which terminates in a rounded point. The blade on the forward edge has been ground into an asymmetrical crescent, this is also the only section to have been polished. The stone is a dark green with an extensive creamy mottling. The axe dates from between circa 3500 BC to 2100BC
Created on: Monday 1st October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 4th October 2018
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Record ID: GLO-73D621
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Gloucestershire
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Polished stone axe fragment, length 31mm, width 39mm, thickness 20mm. This is a corner edge from the mid section of an axe, the corner has a rounded edge and is angled at about 120 degrees with both of the remaining edges being polished to a smooth finish. The stone has a orangish/brown colour with lighter mottling, the breaks are old. That object dates to the Neolithic. This is part of an assemblage that consists of; 1 Early Mesolithic blade. GLO-72CA98 1 Neolithic polished stone axe fragment. GLO-72AB32 2 Mesolithic awls. GLO-73F1A6 2 Neolithic to Late Bronze Age burins. G…
Created on: Friday 25th November 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Newent', grid reference and parish protected.


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