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Hand Axe

Coup-de-Poing

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Object Number:EU675
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Upper Acheulian
Provenience: England
Kent
Swanscombe
Barnfield Pit
Milton Street Pit
Period: Upper Acheulian
Section:European
Materials:Flint
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Sidney Warrington, 1913

Description

Original Card: Flint Implement - coup-de-poing type. Elongate type, slender, fine workmanship. England, Kent, Swanscombe, Milton Street. Probably Acheulian.

Revised Card: Flint hand-axe - Lanceolate. Slender. Light colored mottled shiny patination with bluish tinge. Large frost fracture, of more recent date, on side. Fine workmanship. England, Kent, Swanscombe, Barnfield Pit. Upper Acheulian type.

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