Prehistoric, Neolithic agate Neolithic polished ax 131 x 72 mm - (1)

Description
Prehistoric, Neolithic agate Neolithic polished ax 131 x 72 mm - (1)
Tenere-cultuur, 5200/2500 v. Chr. - Niger

Finely worked polished axe made of agate. Particularly wide cut. Still in very good condition provided some minor recent damage marks.
Wonderful patina and colour.
These objects were made in the Neolithic Sahara (Tenerean) by professionals who, among other things, also made arrowheads from the same material.
Agate is especially hard and efficient as a tool.
Please see the photos.
Without restorations.


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The lot comes from a Belgian collection.

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Lot details
Culture
Prehistoric, Neolithic
Material
agate
Number of objects
1
Object
Neolithic polished ax 131 x 72 mm
Century/ Timeframe
Tenere-cultuur, 5200/2500 v. Chr.
Origin
Niger
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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