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    • Broad period: MESOLITHIC
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    • Object type: TRANCHET AXEHEAD

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Record ID: BUC-624D80
Object type: TRANCHET AXEHEAD
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Flint tranchet axe/adze, asymmetric section, one face keeled, other convex, fully flaked over all. Light brown opaque flint, some signs of patination. Tranchet sharpening unclear. Length 135mm, Width 44mm, Thickness 33mm. Mass not recorded.
Created on: Wednesday 30th May 2012
Last updated: Friday 23rd May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Knotty Green', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-1A2E18
Object type: TRANCHET AXEHEAD
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint tranchet axehead from the early Mesolithic period (c.9000 - 8000 BC). The flint is a dark brownish-grey and fairly opaque with elements of the cortex visible. The axe is crudely worked, with a rounded cutting edge, roughly parallel sides and a pointed butt. It has a broadly triangular cross-section. The flint appears to be in the second stage of being worked due to the patches of cortex on its butt and and its ventral and dorsal faces. Also, a soft hammering technique seems to have been used, identifiable by the weak ripple marks and low bulbs of percussion. The broad shape of…
Created on: Monday 14th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 8th September 2017
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