Tyne and Wear HER(394): Sunderland, Millfield, perforated axe hammer - Details
Sunderland, Millfield, perforated axe hammer
Tools and Equipment
A perforated axe-hammer of greenstone, with oval hole, found at Millfield. Its dimensions are: length 181 mm, max. width 62 mm, thickness 70 mm. It was found in or before 1897 and is now in the British Museum.
<< HER 394 >> J. Evans, 1897, The Ancient Stone Implements...of Great Britain, 2nd ed., p. 194 W. Page, ed. 1905, Early Man, Victoria County History, Durham, Vol. I, p. 200 W.C. Mitchell, 1919, History of Sunderland, p. 6 J.A. Petch, 1925, Roman Durham, Archaeologia Aeliana, p. 30 R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p. 62, and p. 66, fig. 20, no. 11