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DESCRIPTION:
Danish Mesolithic Sidescraper


This artifact is a translucent tanish colored chert with one edge modified. The bulb of percussion is located on the ventral surface (back side) on the top of this photo. The minor retouches are mainly on the interior surface. The right side is covered with about one half cortex. The flake scars are arranged in a manner common with sidescrapers. It measures 47mm by 34mm.

Dating to the earliest part of the Mesolithic Ertebolle culture 5400-4000 BC. One of the most famous Nordic cultures was the Ertebolle culture (also known as Ertebølle or Ellerbek), this culture came into existence at the end of the Mesolithic period around 5400 BC and lasted to 4000 BC. The center of the Ertebolle culture is believed to have been Denmark. The Ertebolle people mainly lived from hunting, gathering, and fishing, they used stone tools and left large piles of shells (kitchen middens) at the beaches that are still there today, the shells may have been left there as offerings to a seagod.

PRICE: $ 40.00  ITEM NO: EB-01

DESCRIPTION:
Danish Mesolithic Bilateral Sidescraper

This artifact is a tan colored chert with two edges modified. The bulb of percussion is located on the ventral surface (back side) on the bottom of this photo. The minor retouches are mainly on the left edge. The flake scars are arranged in a manner common with sidescrapers. It measures 48mm by 36mm.

Dating to the earliest part of the Mesolithic Ertebolle culture 5400-4000 BC. One of the most famous Nordic cultures was the Ertebolle culture (also known as Ertebølle or Ellerbek), this culture came into existence at the end of the Mesolithic period around 5400 BC and lasted to 4000 BC. The center of the Ertebolle culture is believed to have been Denmark. The Ertebolle people mainly lived from hunting, gathering, and fishing, they used stone tools and left large piles of shells (kitchen middens) at the beaches that are still there today, the shells may have been left there as offerings to a seagod.

PRICE: $ 36.00  ITEM NO: EB-02

DESCRIPTION:
Danish Mesolithic Trilateral Sidescraper

This artifact is a translucent grayish colored chert with three edge modified. The bulb of percussion is located on the ventral surface (back side) on the right side of this photo. The retouches are mainly on the interior surface especially on the left hand side. The right side is where the hand would hold this artifact. This is a wonderful piece! It measures 45mm by 37mm.

Dating to the earliest part of the Mesolithic Ertebolle culture 5400-4000 BC. One of the most famous Nordic cultures was the Ertebolle culture (also known as Ertebølle or Ellerbek), this culture came into existence at the end of the Mesolithic period around 5400 BC and lasted to 4000 BC. The center of the Ertebolle culture is believed to have been Denmark. The Ertebolle people mainly lived from hunting, gathering, and fishing, they used stone tools and left large piles of shells (kitchen middens) at the beaches that are still there today, the shells may have been left there as offerings to a seagod.

PRICE: $ 70.00  ITEM NO: EB-03

DESCRIPTION: Neolithic Age Knife

  
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This authentic Danish Neolithic Flint artifact is a long blade called a "two edged flint knife" belonging to the very late mesolithic and very early neolithic epoch about 4000 BC. This piece measures 72mm by 25mm and is from a white/light tan flint with gray colored spots. This glossy flint knife has fine lateral retouches on both the left and right sides. This artifact is from an old German collection, and was found for on the Island of Bogö, Denmark.

PRICE: $ 74.00   ITEM NO: BO-16

DESCRIPTION: Danish Flake Blade
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This artifact is a Danish Flake Blade and is made of a light tan-gray flint. It has a few fine lateral retouches the left side. There is cortex on the right side. This piece measures 55mm by 18mm.  This artifact is Danish Mesolithic in age and has light old patina over its entire surface.  It was discovered in the early part of the 20 century.

 
PRICE: $ 48.00   ITEM NO: MS-36

 

 

DESCRIPTION: Neolithic Age Knife

  
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This authentic Danish Neolithic Flint artifact is a long blade called a "two edged flint knife" belonging to the very late mesolithic and very early neolithic epoch about 4000 BC. This piece measures 89mm by 24mm and is from a white/light tan flint with gray colored spots, and has light old patina over its entire surface. This glossy flint knife has fine lateral retouches on both the left and right sides as well as some newer workings. The Knife has a slight curvature to its back. This artifact was found on the Island of Møn, Denmark. The island has an area of 84 square miles (218 square km) and lies in the Baltic Sea.

PRICE: $ 72.00 
ITEM NO: MO-3

 

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 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: End Scraper
This Danish Mesolithic aged flint End Scraper belongs to the Ertebölle Culture 5400-3900 B.C.  This end scraper was produced by the Levallois flake technique.  There are fine retouched on the left hand side of the dorsal surface and a few on the right hand side.  A nice bulb of percussion is visible on the ventral surface.  The Distal end has been flaked into a rounded arc. This piece has a dark yellow gray patina. This piece measures 64mm by 42mm.  It was found in  the early part of the 20 century in Denmark. 
 
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PRICE: $ 46.00      ITEM NO: MS-45

DESCRIPTION:  Rare Double Ended Burin
This artifact is a rare and unusual double ended burin on a nice blue-gray flint flake with interlaced white bedding.  This piece has at least four burin blows.  It measures 55mm by 22mm.  This stone artifact was found just off the shore of the island of Funen, Denmark. This was the site of an ancient stone age settlement called "Mejloe", which is now covered by the Baltic sea.  The settlement dates to the Ertebölle Culture: 5,400 to 3,900 B.C. The artifact was recovered by divers in up to 20 feet of water, which gives it a interesting and beautiful patina.  It still has some undersea growth attached to this piece.


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PRICE: $ 58.00    ITEM NO: DMB-3


        
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DESCRIPTION:  Neolithic Age Knife
This artifact is knife blade on a nicely patinated flint.  It has two distinct flake scar running approximately parallel to the two long sides.  It has some nice retouches along the edges of this piece and a modified rounded tip.  It measures 36mm by 17mm, and is very thin only 3mm at its thickest.  This stone artifacts was found just off the shore of the island of Funen, Denmark. This was the site of an ancient stone age settlement called "Mejloe", which is now covered by the Baltic sea.  The settlement dates to the Ertebölle Culture: 5,400 to 3,900 B.C. The artifact were recovered by divers in up to 20 feet of water, which gives it a interesting and beautiful patina.
PRICE:  $30.00     ITEM NO: DMK-1


                       
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DESCRIPTION:
 Set of Three Neolithic Age Stone Artifacts were found just off the shore of the island of Funen, Denmark. This was the site of an ancient stone age settlement called "Mejloe", which is now covered by the Baltic sea.  The settlement dates to the Ertebölle Culture: 5,400 to 3,900 B.C.  The artifacts were recovered by divers in up to 20 feet of water, which gives them a interesting and beautiful patina.  The first tool is a scraper 48mm by 30mm, 2nd is a modified blade/end scraper 51mm by 18mm, and 3rd is a borer 58mm by 17mm.  All pieces show areas of fine retouches and distinct scar ridges. 

PRICE: $75.00 (set of 3)  SOLD   
ITEM NO: DM3-1A


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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

DESCRIPTION: Knife on a Levallois Flake.
This artifact is a Neolithic Age knife blade on a beautifully colored patinated Levallois flint flake.  There are a few fine retouches along the two edges.  The scar ridges are very distinct on the dorsal surface.  The bulb of percussion is evident on the proximal end of this artifact.  It measures 51mm by 27mm.  This stone artifacts were found just off the shore of the island of Funen, Denmark. This was the site of an ancient stone age settlement called "Mejloe", which is now covered by the Baltic sea.  The settlement dates to the Ertebölle Culture: 5,400 to 3,900 B.C. The artifact was recovered by divers in up to 20 feet of water, which gives it a interesting and beautiful patina.  It still has some undersea growth attached to this piece.

        
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PRICE: $ 28.00 Sold      ITEM NO: DMK-2

DESCRIPTION: Neolithic Age Knife

  
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This artifact is knife blade is made of a white flint with a nice under sea patina.  It has fine lateral retouches on the left and right side and the distal end has been carefully modified into a rounded shape.  This piece show traces of utilization.  It has a fair amount of green and red undersea growth attached to this piece.  It size is 62mm by 26mm at the Proximal end.  This stone artifacts were found just off the shore of the island of Funen, Denmark. This was the site of an ancient stone age settlement called "Mejloe", which is now covered by the Baltic sea.  The settlement dates to the Ertebölle Culture: 5,400 to 3,900 B.C. The artifact was recovered by divers in up to 20 feet of water, which gives it a interesting and beautiful patina.

PRICE: $ 30.00   SOLD   ITEM NO: DMK-3

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

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: Danish Flake Blade
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This artifact is a Danish Flake Blade and is made of a white / light gray flint.  There are three major parallel flake scars running the whole length of this artifact.  It has fine lateral retouches on both the left and right sides and the distal end has been carefully modified into a miniature chisel.  This piece measures 57mm by 17mm.  This artifact is Danish Mesolithic in age and has light old patina over its entire surface.  It was discovered in the early part of the 20 century.

 
PRICE: $ 44.00   SOLD   ITEM NO: MS-37
 

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: Neolithic Age Knife

  
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This artifact is a Danish Flake Blade and belongs to the very late mesolithic and very early neolithic epoch about 4000 BC. This piece measures 70mm by 33mm and is from a white/light tan flint with gray colored areas, and has light old patina over its entire surface. There are two major parallel flake scars and one minor flake scar running the whole length of this artifact. The Knife is quite thin, 5mm at its thickest. This artifact was found on the Island of Møn, Denmark. The island has an area of 84 square miles (218 square km) and lies in the Baltic Sea.

PRICE: $ 64.00 Sold  ITEM NO: MO-4

 

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