Large British Neolithic Polished Stone Axe Head

Item Description

C. 4th-3rd millennium BC

A large polished speckled grey stone axehead with a broad rounded cutting edge. Collection number 874 in black letters to one side.

In the Neolithic era, a variety of tools were made from stone such as axes, used to fell trees, and to shape timber for construction. This became one of great technological developments.

In excellent condition and a large piece.

Provenance: Old English Collection from Devon, put together over the last 30-40 years.

Size: 185mm approx



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