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Record ID: NARC-C1D0E2
Object type: AXE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Leicestershire
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Lithic implement: Part of a Neolithic greenstone axehead, of sub-oval profile (truncated at one end), and lenticular section. The tool is polished on all original surfaces. Neither the blade edge nor the broken edge is still sharp. The stone is a blue-green colour and may be of a particular form of tuff known as 'greenstone', which has its source in Great Langdale (Lake District), Cumbria. Greenstone was particularly well-suited for the manufacture of polished axes and adzes,as well as rougher tools, and as a result greenstone objects were traded extensively across Great Britain and…
Created on: Wednesday 20th February 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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