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    • Institution: IOW
    • County: Cumbria

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Record ID: IOW-78EFA7
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete polished stone axehead of Neolithic date (3500 BC - 2100 BC). The axehead has been made from a pebble of local stone, greyish green in colour. It is sub-triangular in plan and in side view it is pointed at the top and rounded at the bottom. It has a chip at each corner of the cutting edge on both faces. These appear to be recent breaks. Old breaks are situated on each face of the butt. These breaks have overlying striations have may have been created by an attempt to smooth the breaks. Alternatively, the striations may represent a secondary use of the implement. The iden…
Created on: Saturday 3rd October 2009
Last updated: Sunday 26th July 2015
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