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Blade

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Object Number:EU624
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Magdalenian
Provenience: France
Dordogne
La Madeleine
Period: Magdalenian
Section:European
Materials:Flint
Credit Line:Gift of the British Museum, 1919
Other Number:18 - Other Number

Description

Original Card: Flint Implement (burin) - One of "four flakes . . . the more perfect specimens are blades (long with sides parallel) " Smith. See EU577. France, Dordogne, Le Madeleine.

Revised Card: Flint blade - One of "four flakes...the more perfect specimens are blades(long with sides parallel)" (R. A. Smith of British Museum). See EU 577. Fractured. Quadrangular in section. Gray-brown patination. Cortex on one side. #18. France, Dordogne, Le Madeleine. Magdalenian.

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