Tyne and Wear HER(729): Earsdon, polished axe - Details
Earsdon, polished axe
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...a polished stone axe-head from Earsdon... was received in 1932 by the forerunner of the Museum of Antiquities in an exchange of material with the Hancock Museum. There is no information about its original discovery. The Museum Records report it to be of quartz dolerite with measurements as follows: length 134 mm, width 62 mm, thickness 34 mm. It is recorded as pitted on both faces, with a facetted edge.
<< HER 729 >> Museum of Antiquities Museum Records, 1932, 1932.89 R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p. 88, and fig. 28 p. 89 no. 1