A fine Danish Neolithic Type V/VI flint dagger with integral handle

A fine Danish Neolithic Type V/VI flint dagger with integral handle

Code: 2587

£650.00
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Description: A Danish bifacially flaked mottled grey flint Type V/VI dagger with integral handle, a minute chip to the point and some minute edge chips, otherwise in fine condition and a very nice example with straight cutting edges. An old collectors label on one side and the find locality written in bold letters on the opposite side. Found at Neder Slemming (also known as Slemming Jættestue), Djursland, Denmark.

Size: 183 mm/7.2 ins. in length

Culture: Nordic Neolithic

Date: c. 3rd Millennium B.C.

Provenance: From a Sussex private estate.

Notes: Neder Slemming is a Neolithic passage grave located on Krogvad, northeast of Ginnerup, a small settlement in northeastern Jutland, Denmark. It was first excavated in 1866-1867. The megalithic structure has been dated to between 3500-2800 B.C. and considered part of the Funnel Beaker Culture (TBK).