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Mesolithic Flint Tranchet Axe Head - UK Field Walking Find.

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Seller: rd2013dr (706) 100%, Location: ROCHFORD, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 262707426216 A Stunning Example Of A UK Found Flint Mesolithic Tranchet Axe Head Description - A Flint Mesolithic Tranchet Axe Head, Probably A Thames Pick, Dating To The Period c. 10,000 - 4001 BC. The Axe Head Measures 133.52mm In Length, 10.85mm In Width At The Butt End, 42.42mm In Width At The Blade End, Is A Maximum Of 31.55mm Thick, Tapering To 2.94mm In Thickness At The Blade End. The Axe Head Has An Irregular Cross-Section At The Butt End Which Becomes A Lenticular Cross Section At The Blade End. The Butt Is Rounded And The Axe Head Widens Along Its Length To The Blade End. The Cutting Edge Is Incomplete Due To Old Breaks, Possibly Caused Through Use. All Breakages Exhibit The Same Patination As The Rest Of The Axe Head. The Flint Is A Mottled Ochreous Brown In Colour Which Is Darker In Colour At The Butt End, Fading To A More Heavily Patinated Buff Colour At The Blade End. The Flint Exhbits Frequent Veins Of Quartz Inclusions. There Is A Small Patch Of Cortex ( Material: Flint

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