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A very nice Upper Palaeolithic flint flake spear head from Orchaise, Central France, found 1909. SOLD
A very nice Upper Palaeolithic flint flake spear head from Orchaise, Central France, found 1909. SOLD
A very nice Upper Palaeolithic flint flake spear head from Orchaise, Central France, found 1909. SOLD A very nice Upper Palaeolithic flint flake spear head from Orchaise, Central France, found 1909. SOLD A very nice Upper Palaeolithic flint flake spear head from Orchaise, Central France, found 1909. SOLD A very nice Upper Palaeolithic flint flake spear head from Orchaise, Central France, found 1909. SOLD
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c.40,000-20,000 B.C. A nice Upper Palaeolithic flint flake spear head from Orchaise, Central France, found 1909 and from an old French collection amassed c.1908-1910. Worked from a large thin marbled tan/ grey coloured flint flake with a flat underside, medial ridge on upper surface blade worked either side, with some additional reworking to form a to form lightly serrated and very sharp blade edges and a distinct and still sharp point. The rear of the flake deliberately hollowed to allow for being hafted into a wooden shaft and secured with resin and animal sinue. Original old collection label citing "Orchaise 1909" in ink, still in situ. A very functional and still sharp Palaeolithic flake spearhead, 85mm long x 41mm wide x 9mm at thickest.