Neolithic polshed stone axe

Contributed by Barbara Holt

Neolithic polshed stone axe

Excavated in garden (by badgers! )on 1 Sep.09.
Unusual softness of material indicates that it may have been
made for ritual purposes.

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Location

Cheshire

Culture
Period

8300-4500 BC

Theme
Size
H:
7cm
W:
15cm
D:
4cm
Material

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