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MESOLITHIC ADZE

A complete flint Mesolithic adze. The axe is small (98mm long and 44mm wide). It is 21mm thick and weights 97.4g. It has parallel sides, a rounded distal end and flat proximal end. There is bifacial working. The dorsal surface retains some cortex. The two medial edges and the distal end have been retouched to form a cutting edge. It has a slightly curved, sub-triangular cross. The flint is dark gr…