Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance
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Archaeology

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Cresset / tin measure (?) medieval

stone bowl square with projection at each corner and circular inside section

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Bronze age spear head

Late pegged spear head, late Bronze Age

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Battle axe stone age (part)

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

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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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Arrowhead

leaf - shaped Neolithic arrowhead

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Arrowhead

barbed- and -tanged Early Bronze Age arrowhead

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Bone

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Hammer stone

bun - shaped stone with depression worked in the two flat faces. Possibly an unfinished mace head.

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