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Record ID: NMS-B7AF84
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Isle of Anglesey
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Stone axehead. Pointed oval section, rounded butt expanding with slightly convex sides to a curved cutting edge from which a large recent chip is missing. Polished over most of the surface, large chip / damage on one face at butt end. Length 192mm. Maximum width 79.5mm. Maximum thickness 46mm. From photographs, John Williams, National Museum Wales, comments "I'm pretty certain it is a Graig Lwyd Group VII axe - the patina looks the type and more important the fresh scalp has the white speckle on a blue-grey matrix that is typical of the rock type. Confirmation would have to be by …
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pentraeth', grid reference and parish protected.

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