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    • Primary material: Flint
    • Object type: AXEHEAD

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Record ID: NMS-D0420C
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic thin butted elongated fully polished flint axehead. Cutting edge damaged, butt broken transversley in antiquity. Patinated mottled brown. Measuring 92 x 43 x 16mm.
Created on: Wednesday 6th January 2016
Last updated: Thursday 7th January 2016
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Record ID: NMS-D00029
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Mesolithic reworked flint axehead. Butt end recently damaged, less than half survives, fully bifacially worked, with a tranchet blow forming the cutting edge. Heavily patinated brown mottled, the damaged areas showing mid grey flint. Measuring 72 x 49 x 21mm.
Created on: Wednesday 6th January 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 5th July 2016
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Record ID: NMS-603DC8
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete part polished Neolithic axehead, broken at both ends, pointed oval in section, the surface and breaks patinated pale buff. Both breaks ancient. Surviving length 100mm. Surviving width 82mm. Surviving thickness 40mm. 4000 - 2351 BC.
Created on: Wednesday 26th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 27th November 2014
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Record ID: NMS-A0E443
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic axe of patinated pale buff mottled flint with spotty iron staining to most of the high points of the flake scars. Mostly complete with old differentially patinated damage to the sides of the cutting edge and one lateral edge. The axe has been partly ground although not to any great degree. Only the very peaks have been smoothed off towards the cutting edge and the mid-ridge. 131 x 56.5 x 26mm
Created on: Monday 17th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 30th June 2016
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Record ID: NMS-5BC395
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic broken unpolished axe head butt end, broken in antiquity by a transverse bending fracture. It is of mottled grey lightly patinated flint with spotty iron staining and a patch of cortex survives on one face where the axe is constricting towards the ( now missing) cutting edge. Reconstructed length around 125mm. 99 x 43 x 25.5mm.
Created on: Monday 9th June 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 29th June 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stanhoe', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-A3F0A4
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Mesolithic or Neolithic flint axehead. Curved cutting edge, tapering through elongated S-curved profile and sides to butt. Sub-trinagular or D-shaped section, the apex changing from one face to the other with the S-curve. Poor quality, pale grey patinated flint. Maximum width 45mm. Maximum thickness 22mm. Length 161mm.
Created on: Tuesday 13th August 2013
Last updated: Thursday 5th September 2013
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Record ID: NMS-A3B083
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Neolithic flint axe, found around 1952 - 56, of elongated, narrow-butted form, and of lenticular section with straight lateral edges tapering immediately from the cutting edge, all of the larger knapping scars are completely ground and polished out over the whole surface, with particularly fine polishing around the gently curved cutting edge. It is of patinated pale mottled grey flint, with some rusty scrapes from iron agricultural implements. Maximum width (at cutting edge) 48mm. Maximum thickness 16mm. Length 203mm. Similar elongated axeheads with narrow butts have been found in No…
Created on: Tuesday 13th August 2013
Last updated: Sunday 30th September 2018
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Record ID: NMS-FD09E0
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Unfinished neolithic flint axehead, or possibly a fabricator. Bi-facially worked dark grey flint, patinated pale grey over about half the surface, triangular-sectioned, with an unworked, blunt edge at the slightly wider end where the cutting edge would be expected. Slightly narrowed butt end. Length 109mm. Maximum width 41.5mm. Maximum thickness 23mm.
Created on: Monday 5th August 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 7th August 2013
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Record ID: NMS-692273
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete butt end of a Neolithic flint axehead or adze. Mottled pale grey lightly patinated flint with some spotty iron staining. Breaks may have occurred during manufacture or use. Length 100mm. 44mm Wide. 25.5mm thick.
Created on: Friday 5th July 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 17th September 2013
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Record ID: NMS-424A83
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic flint axehead, lenticular in section, part polished, damaged in antiquity, cutting edge missing. Some minor damage to the edges. Some cortex remaining on butt. Length 153mm. Width 46mm. Maximum thickness (in centre) 22mm.
Created on: Tuesday 9th April 2013
Last updated: Monday 22nd April 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Postwick', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-69A2A3
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Neolithic flint axehead, dark brown on one face, sandy brown on the other. Lozengiform-section becoming lentoid towards the blade. Cortex covers the but end. Polished over all, the flake scars polished out completely near the blade. Length 123mm. Maximum width 53mm. Thickness 31mm.
Created on: Monday 28th January 2013
Last updated: Monday 28th January 2013
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Record ID: NMS-07ABE7
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic polished flint axehead. Lenticular in section, polished overall but with a few flake scars still visible. Cutting edge curved and sharp, sides tapering towards narrow, straight butt. There is relatively fresh damage in the form of a large natural flake at the cutting edge on one face, and a small flake at the butt end revealing pale yellow-brown flint. The surface of the flint is patinated pale grey with few iron stains. Length 203mm, width 76mm, thickness 55mm. Weight 968g. Similar to NHER 56013 and also PAS (NMS-4C43C4). 3000-2351 BC.
Created on: Thursday 7th June 2012
Last updated: Friday 31st August 2018
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Record ID: NMS-5C2B71
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic flint axe head with a rounded butt, expanding slightly to an ancient break. The cutting edge is completely missing. Almost lozengiform in section. Patinated white on one face and white and dark brown on the other. Polished over all. There has been an unsuccesful attempt to re-sahape the cutting edge after breakage. The flint is poor quality with multiple flaws. Surviving length 160mm. Maximum surviving width 79mm. Maximum thickness 54mm.
Created on: Friday 30th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 4th April 2012
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Record ID: NMS-F6F473
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Polished Axe, dimensions: 169 x 61 x 34mm. Highly ground and polished all over, with only a few faint flake scars visible at the lateral edges and rounded butt: the sides are ground round rather than flat. The curved cutting edge is sharp with only one ancient chip, while a recent small chip reveals pale grey flint. The axe is patinated light brown with some buff areas. Found in the 1960's and subsequently used as a paperweight. Neolithic (4,000 to 2,350BC)
Created on: Friday 11th April 2008
Last updated: Friday 31st August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wretton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-0BBBD7
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Flint axe blade in mint condition. Slightly rounded blade, tapering sides, rounded butt, 157 x 79 x 24. This blade was probably intended for subsequent polishing. Probably Late Neolithic.
Created on: Wednesday 4th August 2004
Last updated: Friday 5th February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Little Livermere', grid reference and parish protected.


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