Exhausted bladelet core
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Danish (culture or style)
Exhausted bladelet core
ca. 8000-2000 BCE
5.6 x 2.0 x 1.7 cm
Exhausted prismatic/cylindrical core for producing bladelets or microblades. Mottled medium and light-grey flint of good quality. Faceted by blade removal, this is a core that has worked to the end of its usability. Old cataloging indicates it was formerly labelled (no labelling remains) "Engesholm Skasne [presumably Skaane]", then part of Denmark but today Swedish.
Jørgen Jensen, The Prehistory of Denmark (Methuen, 1982)
Deborah Olausson & Helle Vandkilde, Form, Function & Context: Material Culture Studies in Scandinavian Archaeology (Almqvist & Wiksell International, 2000)
Christopher Tilley, An Ethnography of the Neolithic: Early Prehistoric Societies in Southern Scandinavia (Cambridge, 1996)
Anders Fischer & Kristian Kristiansen (eds), The Neolithisation of Denmark: 150 Years of Debrate (JR Collis, 2002)
Helle Vandkilde, From Stone to Bronze: The Metalwork of the Late Neolithic and Earliest Bronze Age in Denmark (Jutland Archaeological Society, 1996)
antiquities (object genre)
Purchased from Ward and Howell's (now Ward's Scientific), Rochester, 1882
Danish Neolithic stone tools
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