Tyne and Wear HER(57): Roker beach, perforated axe hammer - Details
Roker beach, perforated axe hammer
Tools and Equipment
A very worn axe-head, in grey-buff fine-grained micaceous sandstone, with hour-glass perforation was found on Roker Beach, Sunderland, in 1974. The diameter of the axe-head is 28 mm, its max. length, width 95 mm and thickness 55 mm. Whether the find was retained by Sunderland Museum, where its details were recorded, is unknown.
<< HER 57 >> Ordnance Survey archaeological record cards, 1976, Early Bronze Age- perforated axe R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, pp. 91, 93, no. 1