Keys to the Past

Prehistoric Hammer (Blyth)

Antler hammer from Newsham, Blyth. Photo © Audio Visual Centre University of Newcastle.
Antler hammer from Newsham, Blyth. Photo © Audio Visual Centre University of Newcastle.

A hammer made from antler was found here in 1979. It was probably made in the Late Neolithic or the Early Bronze Age.

Reference number:N11773
Historical period: Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)
Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Blyth


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