Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance
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Archaeology

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Adders bead or Glain Neidor

semi transparent almost colourless glass with chevron decoration between plain lines in opaque yellow around edge. Guido, class 11 (c)

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Antler pick

antler pick with brow tine

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Arrow head

arrow head with laurel leaf - shaped head point

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Arrowhead

leaf - shaped Neolithic arrowhead

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Arrowhead

barbed- and -tanged Early Bronze Age arrowhead

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Axe

fragment of ground axe, reused as a core

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Axe or adze

axe or adze, one face completed, the other face and edges roughed out. Roughened face flat suggesting mounting as an adze

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Axe or adze

Butt end of possible adze Modern equivalent is a mattock.

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Axe, Maori

Maori axe with blade polished with the rest pecked, butt flattened, ground all over

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Battle axe stone age (part)

incomplete neolithic bronze age battle axe, blade half, hour-glass perforation

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