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Flake

Coup-de-Poing

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Object Number:EU788
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Paleolithic
Provenience: England
Kent
Swanscombe
Period: Paleolithic
Section:European
Materials:Flint
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Sidney Warrington, 1913

Description

Original Card: Flint Implement - Heavy thick flake worked to elongate coup-de-poing shape. England, Swanscombe. Lower Palaeolithic.

Revised Card: Flint Flake. Probably naturally fractured. Thick. Portion of cortex remaining. Yellow-brown patination on lower face. Later flaking of striking platform and upper face. Much rolled and battered. England, Kent, Swanscombe. Palaeolithic.

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