European Neolithic Stone Axe

European Neolithic Stone Axe

A large Northern European Neolithic stone axe of trapezoidal form with a tapered blade.

Found in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
Ca. 5000-3000 BC.
Length: 6 1/4 in. (15.5 cm).

Stone axes were important tools and trade items in Neolithic Europe. Polished stone axes, which are more durable than flaked axes, were essential for clearing forests during the Neolithic period, when crop and livestock farming were first introduced into Europe.

Formerly in the Hubner collection, Bad Segeberg, Germany, acquired before 1910.

BUY or BID Sale

Over this summer, we identified objects of interest to include in our Fall 2018 Buy or Bid Sale. To entice you, we reduced prices on select objects. For other objects, we are willing to consider reasonable offers.

We reduced the price of this stone axe from $200 to $150

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