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Hand Axe

Coup-de-Poing

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Object Number:EU679D
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Paleolithic
Provenience: England
Kent
Swanscombe
Barnfield Pit
Milton Street Pit
Period: Paleolithic
Section:European
Materials:Flint
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Sidney Warrington, 1913

Description

Original Card: Flint Implement - coup-de-poing type. Elongate, sharp-pointed. Rounded shape of butt determined by cortex.

Revised Card: Flint hand-axe - Pointed cordiform. Large portion of cortex remaining on one face. Olive gray shiny patination. Older, worn, orange patination.

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