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DESCRIPTION: Danish Flint Axe
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This Danish Neolithic flint axe is complete and is composed of a fine grain light gray chert with a very nice peach colored patina on one side and tope color on the other side.  All sides roughly chipped but smoothed out.  The tip of this artifact is fairly blunt with a 45 degree angle.  It was probably used as a work axe - tree falling and wood chopping.  It measures 133mm long, 29mm at its widest, and 61mm at its tallest point.  This artifacts dates from the funnel beaker culture II (passage grave culture 3,400-2,800 B.C.)  It was discover on the Isle of Mön, Denmark in the early part of the 20 century.  

PRICE: $144.00    ITEM NO: MO-8

DESCRIPTION: Danish Thin Butted Axe
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This Danish Neolithic flint axe is made of a fine grain cream colored chert.  The two sides have a very highly polished finish while the top and bottom have been carefully flaked to a nice uniform surface.  This artifact is the cutting tip of the axe which was damaged in the Neolithic period by the people who fashioned the axe.  The cutting edge is still very sharp even after 5000 years.  It was used as a general use work axe.  The tips are rarer to find than the back end of the Danish axes since this is the end that is shattered most often.  It measures 49mm long, 19mm wide, and 58mm at its tallest point.  This artifacts dates from the funnel beaker culture II (passage grave culture 3,400-2,800 B.C.)  It was found in Denmark in the early part of the 20 century.   

PRICE: $75.00  Sold  ITEM NO: MS-41

DESCRIPTION: Danish Thick Butted Axe
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This Danish Neolithic flint axe is made of a medium grain light gray colored chert.  The two sides are highly polished finish while the top and bottom have been roughly flaked at a taper angle.  This artifact is the major half including the cutting tip of the axe, which was damaged in the Neolithic period by the people who fashioned the axe.  It was used as a general use work axe and shows signs of use since the cutting edge is chipped.  The tips are rarer to find than the back end of the Danish axes since this is the end that is shattered most often.  It measures 69mm long, 29mm wide, and 53mm at its tallest point.  This artifacts dates from the funnel beaker culture II (passage grave culture 3,400-2,800 B.C.)  It was found at Kerteminde, Denmark in the early part of the 20 century.  This is a nice artifact.

PRICE: $90.00    ITEM NO: KM-146

DESCRIPTION: Danish Thick Butted Axe
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This Danish Neolithic flint axe is made of a fine grain very light gray and cream colored chert.  All sides show a high polished finish.  This artifact has a damage point which occurred during its use in the Neolithic period by the people who fashioned the axe.  It was used as a work axe tree falling and wood chopping.  It measures 117mm long, 31mm wide, and 41mm at its tallest point.  This artifacts dates from the funnel beaker culture II (passage grave culture 3,400-2,800 B.C.)  It was excavated at the site of "Vejle" in Jutland, Denmark in the early part of the 20 century.  

PRICE: $72.00  Sold  ITEM NO: VJ-4

                DESCRIPTION: Danish Thick Butted Axe
   
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This Danish Neolithic flint axe is made of a beautiful fine grain very light orange colored chert.  The two sides show a high polished finish while the top and bottom have been carefully flaked to a nice flat surface.  This artifact has a damaged front half, most likely from farm equipment.  It was used as a work axe tree falling and wood chopping.  It measures 95mm long, 32mm wide, and 41mm at its tallest point.  This artifacts dates from the funnel beaker culture II (passage grave culture 3,400-2,800 B.C.)  It was found at Fredericia, Denmark in the early part of the 20 century.
                   
PRICE: $74.00  Sold   ITEM NO: FC-7

                  DESCRIPTION: Flat Trimmed Flake Axe 
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This Danish Mesolithic flint Flake Axe belongs to the Ertebölle Culture 5400-3900 B.C.  It shows nice flake scars all over the entire surface of this artifact.  The artifact shows signs of use on the cutting edge.  Its dimensions are 67mm by 50mm by 22mm thick.  This artifact has is a light gray flint with lighter colored spots and a nice light patina.  

PRICE: $ 68.00   Sold   ITEM NO: MS-19

DESCRIPTION: Danish Thick Butted Axe

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This Danish Neolithic flint Thick Butted Axe is made of a fine grain tan and cream colored flint.  All sides are roughly flaked.  This type of axe was used for a variety of uses including tree falling and wood chopping.  This artifact was heavily used as evident by the extreme wear on the cutting end, which was later used as a hammerstone.  It measures 102mm long by 49mm tall by 29mm at its widest point.  This artifacts dates from the funnel beaker culture II (passage grave culture 3,400-2,800 B.C.)  It was found in Denmark in the early part of the 20 century.  

PRICE: $ 80.00    Sold    ITEM NO: MS-97


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DESCRIPTION: Danish Thick Butted Axe 
This Danish Neolithic flint axe is made of a fine grain light gray ivory flint.  The cutting sides show areas of a high polished finish.  This type of axe was used for a variety of uses including tree falling and wood chopping.  This artifact has a damage point which occurred in the Neolithic period by the people who fashioned this artifact.  It measures 98mm long, 29mm wide, and 42mm at its tallest.  This artifacts dates from the funnel beaker culture II (passage grave culture 3,400-2,800 B.C.)  It was found in Denmark in the early part of the 20 century.  

PRICE: $ 48.00     ITEM NO: DM-A6

DESCRIPTION: Danish Thick Butted Axe 
         
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This Danish Neolithic flint axe is made of a beautiful fine grain mottled honey colored chert. All sides show areas of high polished finish.  This type of axe was used for a variety of uses including tree falling and wood chopping.  This artifact has a damage point which occurred in the Neolithic period by the people who fashioned this artifact.  It measures 82mm long, 26mm wide, and 42mm at its tallest.  This artifacts dates from the funnel beaker culture II (passage grave culture 3,400-2,800 B.C.)  It was found in Denmark in the early part of the 20 century.  

PRICE: $ 50.00  Sold  ITEM NO: DM-A7

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