Findspot - Neolithic stone hammer

Description of this historic site

Findspot - a stone hammer dating to the Neolithic was found near Wappenbury.

Notes about this historic site

1 Object found in an occupation layer beneath the rampart of Wappenbury Camp (PRN 1840). Perforated stone hammer made from a stone which is only obtainable in Scotland and Anglesey. The hammer has flattened parallel sides and the surface is finely ground and polished, though both ends show signs of secondary chipping. The cylindrical perforation is not quite central.
2 Perforated macehead (14/ah).

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