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From Abilly, Loire Valley, France. One inscribed in ink ‘La Guerche’ (Indre-et-Loire department)
Neolithic Stone Age, 8500 – 4500 BC
Size: 32cm high – 12½ ins high (max) – 27cm high – 10½ ins high (min)
These massive cores of flint are thus both banks, and blanks from which all the many and various flake tools were struck that were used for spears, daggers, knives, scrapers and skinning tools. The flint has been sculpted with the shape of the tools last fashioned from it.