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    • Institution: DUR
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    • Primary material: Stone
    • Object type: AXE

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Record ID: DUR-9DC667
Object type: AXE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Knapped, ground and polished axe head of probable later Neolithic date (2900-2100 BC). This axe is broadly sub-rectangular in plan and sub-oval (humped) in cross section. In plan the sides of the axe taper from the widest point at the cutting edge to a relatively narrow rounded butt. Width at widest- 55.04mm, at narrowest- 21.30mm. It is mostly complete with just a few chips missing from the edges. It has a white/cream patina and where the surface has chipped away a dark grey stone can be seen. This difference in the colours may be to do with patination from the time spent…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 13th October 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stainfield Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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