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Axe (flint)

Unknown-3600/-2500

Rijksmuseum van Oudheden

Rijksmuseum van Oudheden

Edge-ground flint axes were valuable tools in prehistoric times. They were used for felling trees and working with timber. The axe would be set in a hollow wooden handle or helve, using resin or pitch.

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  • Title: Axe (flint)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: -3600/-2500
  • Location: Hekelingen, Nederland
  • Physical Dimensions: h13 cm
  • Datering: 3600-2500 v.C.
  • Afmetingen: lengte 13 cm
  • Type: axe
  • External Link: Rijksmuseum van Oudheden
  • Medium: stone ; flint

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