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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 2

    A GROUP OF NEOLITHIC STONE AND FLAKED FLINT AXE AND ARROW-HEADS

    CIRCA 4TH-3RD MILLENNIUM B.C.

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    A GROUP OF NEOLITHIC STONE AND FLAKED FLINT AXE AND ARROW-HEADS
    CIRCA 4TH-3RD MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Comprising a grey stone boat axe with circular butt and slightly curved blade, 5¼ in. (13.2 cm.) long; two polished green stone axe-heads, 6 in. (15.2 cm.) long max.; a mottled brownish-orange stone axe-head, 7 in. (17.8 cm.) long; a small polished stone axe-head mounted in an antler sleeve, 5 in. (12.5 cm.) long max.; another similar, mounted on a charred wood handle, 16 in. (40.5 cm.) long; and five flaked flint arrow-heads, 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) long max. (11)


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    Provenance

    German private collection, formed during the 1960s-1970s.