Остроконечник, кремень, мустьер, Франция, Дордонь
Type: point on Clacton flake
Paleolithic Period, Industry: Middle Palaeolithic / Mousterian
Dating: the particular site from approx. 80.000 to 40.000 B.C.
Size: length 6,0 cm, weight 33 grams
Shape, Retouch: an uncommon asymmetrical point on Clacton flake with very small platform remnant. The left edge has a a flat retouch on the interior side at the most convex part, and splintered use-scars on the exterior side. The right edge has a fine retouch at the straight distal part, it is partly covered by matrix from the original site layer.
Raw-material: creamy patinated flint
Preservation: very well, no modern damages
Origin, Site: a Neanderthal settlement site in the valley of a tributary of the Dordogne, occupied in late / terminal Mousterian and Chatelperronian
Остроконечник, Атерийская культура, северная Сахара, Алжир