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Details manufacture term: Ground/polished

Use only for Neolithic polished stone axes. Use this term even if there is evidence for knapping/flaking as well (don't forget to add details of both to the Description field).

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Record: HAMP-C49A3D
Object type: MACE
Broadperiod: NEOLITHIC
Description: A stone mace head or pebble hammer of Neol…
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Record: NMS-4EA515
Object type: AXE
Broadperiod: NEOLITHIC
Description: Less than half of a ground and polished Ne…
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Record: NARC-F61987
Object type: PLOUGH
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Description: A complete stone Plough Pebble of Early-M…
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Record: WAW-CC13F2
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broadperiod: NEOLITHIC
Description: An incomplete ground and polished axehead…
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