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Co Derry~Londonderry: Archaeological Objects at The British Museum Part I

The British Museum holds 221 items identified as coming from Co Derry~Londonderry. A further six are located to Antrim/Derry~Londonderry and one to Tyrone/Derry~Londonderry. The majority of the artefacts (168) are assigned to the Neolithic/Bronze Age, followed by the Roman (Provincial) period (30). The most common object type represented are axes (139), followed by adzes (10). The most common material type is Stone (174), followed by Metal (51), Glass (2), and Amber (1). < Table of Contents Neolithic/Bronze Age: Stone items Londonderry axe 20050501.301 Polished stone axe with slightly damaged butt. Londonderry axe 20050501.300 Polished stone axe with damaged butt, flat sides. Londonderry axe 19890301.1426 Larg