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Neolithic Northern European Flint Axe

A thick butted mottled brown and black hand axe. Although found in The Netherlands near the German border, the quality of workmanship and materials suggests it was likely produced in Denmark and came to Aamsveen via trade.

3rd Millennium BC

14.5 x 5.5 x 3.2 cm (5 3⁄4 x 2 3/16 x 1 1⁄4")

(Max. Measurements)


ex: private Dutch collection, 1958; thence by descent. Subsequently, another private Dutch collection, 2012

Published: Antiquarium; Ancient Treasures XX. (London, 2022) p.8

Comparandum: National Museum of Denmark, Copenhaagen from Hesselbjerg, accession no. A34987.

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