A Northern European Neolithic flint axe of trapezoidal form with a thick tapered blade ending in a sharp edge. Found at Schackendorf, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Stone axes were important tools and trade items in Neolithic Europe. Polished stone axes, which are more durable than flaked axes, were essential for clearing forests during the Neolithic period, when crop and livestock farming were first introduced into Europe. Formerly in the Hubner collection, Bad Segeberg, Germany, acquired before 1910.GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBED. HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORK. Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA). See our'about me' page for our credentials and expertise.
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