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Retouched Blade

3200 - 2250 BCE

Museo de Almería

Museo de Almería

Los Millares Society

The Andarax river became the trade route for long-distance products and goods, such as ivory and ostrich egg shells from North Africa; the first Bell-beaker potteries from the Tagus river estuary in Portugal; and the large flint flakes from the mountain ranges of Granada and Málaga.

Dark brown silex blade with a transverse trapezoidal section and marginal retouches.

Material: Brown flint
Dimensions: Length 11 cm; Maximum width 2,20 cm.
Provenance: Los Millares, Santa Fe de Mondújar (Almería):Necropolis: tomb III, surface
Excavation, Arribas Palau, Antonio

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  • Title: Retouched Blade
  • Date: 3200 - 2250 BCE
  • Type: Carved industry

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