celt (general & multipurpose)

Core (Flint). Flattened bicone or discoidal core with about one third of one side still cortex covered. Not well-adapted for the hand if intended as a chopping tool. Somewhat patinated, red stained and moderate amount of wear. Banded flint, various shades of brown. Although this was said to come from the Middle Gravel the form is very typically Clactonian. Clactonian Culture. Lower Palaeolithic. Level unknown. Middle Gravel. Swanscombe, Kent. Collector's No. 403?. L. 4 1/8" W. 3 3/8" Th. 2 ¼"

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