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Flint Tool

Foto: AMHMesolithic

Hamburg Archaeological Museum

Hamburg Archaeological Museum

Around 7 000 BC, people of the Mesolithic Period lived in the dense forests: With their minuscule arrowheads, so-called microliths, they hunted for red deer and wild boar. At the same time, they fished the numerous lakes and rivers and gathered plant foods like hazelnuts, which were very abundant then.

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Details

  • Title: Flint Tool
  • Creator: Foto: AMH
  • Date: Mesolithic
  • Location: Duvensee, District of the Duchy of Herzogtum Lauenburg
  • Provenance: Archäologisches Museum Hamburg Stadtmuseum Harburg|Helms-Museum
  • Type: Arrowhead with Traces of Hafting Pitch
  • Medium: Flintstone, Feuerstein

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