NEOLITHIC NORTHERN EUROPEAN FLINT DAGGER

A finely napped black dagger with leaf-shaped blade. 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

18.2 x 3.7 cm (7 3/16 x 1 1⁄2")

(Max. Measurements)

#5517

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

Comparandum: National Museum of Denmark, Copenhaagen from Østergård, accession no. A2946