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1254


Newcastle


Newburn, River Tyne, socketed axe


Newburn


NZ16NE


Armour and Weapons


Weapon


Axehead


Prehistoric


Bronze Age


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A bronze socketed axe, dredged from the Tyne at Newburn, was presented to the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle in 1899 by G. Forster of Lemington. Length 93 mm, max width 60 mm.


16


65


NZ1665



<< HER 1254 >> G. Forster, 1901, Exhibited, Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle, 2, IX (for 1899-1900), pp. 102, 139 Archaeologia Aeliana, 1900, Donations to the Museum, 2, XXII, p. xiv M.H. Dodds, 1930, Prehistoric Period, Northumberland County History, XIII, p. 18 R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p. 24 and fig. 6 on p. 28, no. 10

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