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Hand Axe

Coup-de-Poing

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Object Number:EU649
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. More nearly oval. England, Kent, Swanscombe, Milton St. Chellean or Acheulian.

Revised Card: Flint - Thick oval. Largely compsed of frost fractures. In shape of hand axe and possibly used as such. Grayish and dark shiny patination. England, Kent, Swanscombe, Barnfield Pit. Palaeolithic.

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