Tyne and Wear HER(187): Throckley, Dewley Hill, polished axe - Details
Throckley, Dewley Hill, polished axe
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A fine-grained limestone polished axe-head, of which only part of the blade end survives, was found in the 'barrow' by E. Sockett and its discovery recorded by the Museum of Antiquities. Its max. surviving length is 850 mm, max. width 88 mm, max. thickness 35 mm. In 1991 it was donated to the Museum of Antiquities.
<< HER 187 >> E.W. Sockett, 1971, Stone Axe from Dewley Law, Archaeologia Aeliana, 4, XLIX, pp. 245-6 R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p. 15 and plate 1, 2.2