Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance
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Bronze Age Axe Head

Bronze age axe head found at St Buryan

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Bronze Age Spear Head

Late pegged spear head, late Bronze Age

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Battle Axe Stone Age

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 found at St Levan

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Arrowhead

Barbed- and -tanged Early Bronze Age arrowhead

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Bone

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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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Pot Cover

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Sherd Samian Ware

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Sherd Rim Samian Ware

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Sherd Rim Samian Ware

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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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Stone Bowl

Part of stone bowl including flat rim

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Disc Possibly A Pot Cover

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Sherd of An Urn, Rim

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Sherd From An Urn

Two raised bands and lower section with lined decoration

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Part of A Bowl

Part of a stone bowl with rim and foot

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Flints

2 flint round scrapers

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Axe

Fragment of ground axe, reused as a core

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Flint Arrow Head

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Flint Arrow Head

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Sherds

2 sherds

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