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Item:352946246064Visit Our Shop Add To Saved Sellers Join Our Newsletter Contact Us Rare English Neolithic Flint Sickle Blade Complete – Northern Cambridgeshire Description Date: Circa: 2500 - 1800 BC: Fen Edge: Size: Length: 12.1 cm: width to base tang: 3.5 cm: Weight: 66.75 grams: - Beautiful reduction flaking: This is a very fine and complete Neolithic [Mid – Late Period], sickle blade, which has been expertly reduced from a primary flake: The blade-edges have been finely worked and show signs of re-sharpening with a bone or wooden billet: The flint has an even grey to black colour tone to the cryptocrystalline form, which is attractive and shows a fine age associated smooth ancient patina: Provenance: The flint was recovered by myself following a field walking area test, which took place over several days in 2014: The area investigated was along an ancient trackway running above the Fen-Edge in Northern Cambridgeshire: This area is thought to have been higher ground above the then, flooded Fen, which was an area of intense hunting activity in the Neolith and Bronze Ages: Several pieces of worked flint were located and it is likely that the area provided a seasonal hunting camp:Copyright Ancient Pasts | All rights reserved Shipping UK Royal Mail Special Delivery: International Royal Mail Tracked and Signed: Returns Available please contact us for Terms and Conditions: Payment We accept payment via Debit & Credit Card and PayPal. All transactions are 100% secure. Why Buy From Us? Thank you for Visiting our eBay Listing Copyright Ancient Pasts | All rights reservedCondition:Very Fine Complete, Colour:Grey / Black, Material:Grey Flint, Type:Sickle Blade, Provenance:AP Private Collection formed in the 1990s
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Rare English Neolithic Flint Sickle Blade Complete – Northern Cambridgeshire