NEOLITHIC LITHIC IMPLEMENT

Polished flint axe. It is 151mm in length, 24mm wide at the butt end and around 55mm at the cutting edge. The cutting edge is asymmetrical and the whole axe is symmetrical in section. The flint is very pale and des not appear to be local to Devon. The axe retains a good polish on one side, which is particularly high towards the cutting edge, with the other side poorly patinated, with calcination m…