8 June 2005
A NEOLITHIC FLINT THIN-BUTTED AXE
DENMARK, CIRCA 4TH-3RD MILLENNIUM B.C.
Mottled dark brown to gray in color, the surface roughly naped, of elongated trapezoidal form, tapering to the curved cutting edge
12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) long
English Private Collection, 1992.
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For the type see no. 4.5ff in MacGregor, ed., Antiquities from Europe and the Near East in the Collection of The Lord McAlpine of West Green.
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