Stone cushion macehead

Elongated cushion macehead made in the Early Bronze Age (2,500BC-2,000BC). The macehead is made from black silicified volcanic ash, banded in black and white. Its whole surface is polished, with oval section, round ends and a tubular perforation. It is a superb piece of craftsmanship
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Bone Dagger

A bone dagger with a hilt and carefully moulded pommel, carved out of a single piece of solid bone. The blade is decorated with a linear design of zig-zags and grooves. Like many of the objects Layton acquired for his collection it was found in
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Flint tranchet adze

Mesolithic (9000BC – 4000BC) Flint tranchet adze, from the Thames at Brentford. Part of the Layton collection. Dimensions: L 330 mm
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