NEOLITHIC NORTHERN EUROPEAN FLINT ARROWHEAD

A well-formed pale grey arrowhead. 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

4.5 x 2 cm (1 3⁄4 x 3⁄4")

(Max. Measurements)

#5518

Found by David Bakker in Aamsveen, The Netherlands, October 1958. Thence by descent to his great grandson, Ben Edelenbos. Ex: Dutch private collection, acquired from Mr. Edelenbos in 2012.

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

Comparandum: National Museum of Denmark, Copenhaagen from Lykkesborg, item no. jour. nr.2343 / 78, privately owned.