Tyne and Wear HER(593): Bewes Hill, flat bronze axe - Details
Bewes Hill, flat bronze axe
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A flat bronze axe was found in 1951 by G. Callender of Prudhoeand bought by the Museum of Antiquities in 1952. It was found protruding from a cutting in the sand quarry at Bewes Hill, about 4 feet below ground surface. In the museum records it is described as in fair condition, with a rudimentary top ridge and measuring 135 mm x 67 mm x 8 mm.
<< HER 593 >> Museum of Antiquities Accession Cards, 1952, Flat Bronze Axehead, 1952.4 Ordnance Survey archaeological record cards, JHO, 1952, Early Bronze Age flat axe R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p. 23 no. 5