Micro-blade core

This micro-blade core dates to the Neolithic and was found at the site of Hembury in Devon. Micro-blade making was more common in the Mesolithic period, when blades were used to make microliths, but continued in some cases into the Neolithic period. Many Neolithic tools were made from blades.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
139/1935/1675/1
Category
Antiquities
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collector Excavator
Liddell, Dorothy M
Material
flint
Common Name
micro-blade core
Simple Name
core
Period Classification
Neolithic (4000-2200 BC)
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micro-blade core