Stone Tool: Core

1924.02.0234

Photo of Stone Tool: Core

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Stone Tool: Core   (1924.02.0234)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Unclassifiable Artifacts : N/A : N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Europe, West, France
Period/Date Neolithic, 4500–2500 BCE
Culture Neolithic

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 24.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 12.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 5.5 cm
Weight 2,565 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Stone--Chert
Manufacturing Processes N/A
Munsell Color Information (5YR 4/1) -ns Brownish Grey ( 2.5 Y 8/4) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Brownish-grey chert core; Core has a smooth, polished appearance on three sides and is rough and unpolished on the bottom. There are flat planes on the surface of the core which indicate that blades have been flaked off.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Baudon Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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