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MESOLITHIC TRANCHET AXEHEAD

Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead, small area of cortex present, no recortication, the flint can be seen to be a poor quality, mixed grey and off-white and opaque.. The implement.has a lozenge section, keeled on both sides, the flaking is coarse. The cutting edge was formed by the removal of the eponymous 'tranchet' flakes but some flakes have been removed either by retouch or as result of damageā€¦