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Palaeolithic hand axe found in Thatcham

Accession Number:

NEBYM:1961.1

This Palaeolithic hand axe was discovered in 1960 on the waste pile from a newly constructed gravel pit in Thatcham.  The gravel pit where the axe was discovered was 228 meters east from a dig site which included evidence of a site dedicated to the production of flint tools.

Category:

Archaeology

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Farming Smock

A white linen smock worn by the donor’s mother’s uncle who was a farmer.

Farming Smock
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