Hand axe

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Object

Flint tool

Title

Hand axe

Dimensions

length (Handle): 192mm
length (head): 85mm
width (head): 55mm

Description

This is a grey and brown flint tool which has been formed into a teardrop shape. This axe is the oldest object in the museum. A number of axes like this were found in Stoke Newington in the late 1800s by amateur archeologists.

Production place

Stoke Newington

Object number

1991.680

On display?

Yes

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