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Flake

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Object Number:EU1844
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Acheulian IV (uncertain)
Provenience: Northern France
Period: Acheulian IV (uncertain)
Section:European
Materials:Flint
Credit Line:Purchased from the Field Museum, 1914
Other Number:ACH ANC ++73 - Field No SF

Description

Revised: Flint flake - Thick and irregular in shape. Retouched at end into steep scraper. Dull white patination. slightly rolled. Resembles pieces from "Atelier de Commont." Red clay-like deposit impregnated in flint. One sharp edge; opposite edge thick and composed of cortex. Small striking platform and conical bulb. North France. Acheulian IV?

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