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Record ID: LEIC-F6F714
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Early Bronze Age copper alloy flanged axe, 80mm long, 41mm wide and 13mm thick. The object is in fair condition with a brown patina and weighs 115 grams. The axe has a rounded blade which is slightly damaged, showing signs of prolonged use. It has a shaft which is rectangular in form and section, with slightly raised edges and a squared butt.
Created on: Tuesday 16th September 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-21DF93
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Bronze Age copper alloy axe fragment, 57mm long, 20mm wide and 10mm thick. The fragment is in the form of a tapering rectangle. The fragment has traces of lipped edges at either side.
Created on: Thursday 4th August 2005
Last updated: Tuesday 4th March 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'THURLASTON', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-3796E7
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Bronze Age copper alloy axe fragment, 16mm long, 17mm wide and 5mm thick. The object is sub rectangular in form and triangular in section and probably represents the edge of an axe.
Created on: Friday 5th August 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-8D0ED3
Object type: AXE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An undated miniature axe. 6mm wide, 17mm long, 20mm wide, 3mm thick, weighing 2.23gms. The axe has a protruding shaft and the blade is a strange shape with a protruding upper part.
Created on: Monday 15th November 2004
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-05CAF7
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Early Bronze age flat axehead, 63mm long, 57mm wide and 10mm thick (at butt). The axe is in fair condition with a green patin and weighs 65grams. The axe has a rectangular section and it starts 10mm thick but gradually thins to the blades thickness of just over 1mm (which is surprisingly well preserved, almost sharp). The axes sides taper very gently outwards until about two thirds of the way down its length, where the blade splays outwards about 15mm on each side, forming a triangular protrusion. From the corners of these a rounded blade emerges, which is not quite symmetrical. Overa…
Created on: Monday 12th February 2007
Last updated: Tuesday 4th March 2014
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Record ID: LEIC-9B5045
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Bronze age copper alloy axe tip, 60mm long, 24mm wide and 7mm thick. The object is in fair condition with a green patina and weighs 37.48grams. The axe has a rounded edge which is 1mm thick and is still sharp. behind the blade the axe widens sharply and quickly becomes rectangular in section, with a rectangular recess. Its sides taper in sharply, one side has an inwards curve whilst the other turns sharply inwards, creating a narrow triangular protrusion. Its hard to say whether this is original or is damage?
Created on: Friday 27th July 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-F23FD1
Object type: AXE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Early Medieval or Medieval iron axe head, 116mm long, 64mm wide at its widest point, 8 to 16mm thick and weighs over 60g. The elongated triangular shape of the blade suggests a an earlier medieval date, but as the hafting edge is missing and the object is qwuite corroded, its hard to be more precise.
Created on: Tuesday 26th January 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-F22138
Object type: AXE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Neolithic flint axe fragment, 60mm long, 54mm wide, 19mm thick and weighs 85.3g. The object is made from a dark mottled flint and has a chipped but complete cutting edge. It appears to have broken about half way down its length.
Created on: Tuesday 26th January 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-9642A2
Object type: AXE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Neolithic flint axe fragment, 45mm long, 25mm wide and 14mm thick. The object represents the tip of the axe, with a rounded cutting edge which is now chipped. It has a classic lentoid section and its entire surface has re-corticated, suggesting it was broke in antiquity.
Created on: Wednesday 3rd February 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-A67B11
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Bronze Age Copper alloy looped palstave (Type Late Palstave) with a triangular flange and a straight sided body running down to a flared , chipped blade (Smith 1959,177, Fig 7,4). The surface is mud coated with the shiny red/brown skin chipped in places to reveal porous matte green areas on the flange top and cutting edge.
Created on: Tuesday 17th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 30th March 2017
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