HIGH QUALITY DANISH NEOLITHIC SILEX AXE, DATING TO THE TIME OF THE GREAT BURIEL MOUNTS, mid 4TH. MILLENIUM BC
The type is of the common thin-butted type of axes popular around 3500 BC. This specimen is not as large as they can be but still a massive axe, 183 mm. long and nearly 80 mm. wide. The axe weighs 750-800 grams. The fine symethri w ...click for details
LARGE PATINATED DANISH NEOLITHIC CHICSEL, DATING TO THE SINGLEGRAVE PERIOD, 2800-2400 BC.
An attractively patinated chicsel, knapped and polished by an expert silex axe maker in the later neolithic period in Denmark. Finely curving broadsides, extensively polished but leaving the sides unpolished, a very attractive combination. ...click for details
A rare and very large example of a type III silex dagger, made in the late Neolithic period in Denmark, Daggertime, ca. 1800 BC.
The handle is square in cross-section and has "stitching" on both sides and edges of the handle. The original outer cortex, or surface, of the stone that this dagger was made from can be seen on the en ...click for details
IMPORTANT SYRIAN BONE CARVING OF THE MOTHER GODESS, DATING TO THE LATER NEOLITHIC-EARLY BRONZEAGE PERIOD, 4TH.-3RD. MILLENIUM BC.!
This statuette with it's exceptional details carved in the round - of tommy and full breasts, reflects a widespread tradition from the neolithic period and later antiquity of worshipping a mother godess o ...click for details
Impressive patinated Danish neolithic axe, dating to the time of the Singlegraves, c. 2800-2400 BC.
The axe is of the slim thickbutted form.
Exceptional orange-brown / amber patina, typical for a marsh-find, where the chemical conditions alter the surface to this beautiful patina.
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Large good condition Danish neolithic offeraxe, dating to the Time of the Great Buriel-mounts, c. 3000 BC.
The axe is larger and unpolished, made in the Danian type of silex, most possibly for ritual or buriel purpose in the middle Neolithic period. A thinbutted type with nice thick greyish brown patination. ...click for details
Impressive patinated Danish neolithic offeraxe, dating to the Time of the Great Buriel-mounts, c. 3200 BC.
The axe is very broad and quite long, of a typical type of large flintaxes, made for ritual or buriel purpose in the early-middle Neolithic period. A thinbutted type with exceptional orange-brown and amber patina, typical for a marsh ...click for details