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Prehistoric stone axe

Prehistoric stone axe

C045/1903

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50.5 MB (7.6 MB compressed)

2373 x 7444 pixels

20.1 x 63.0 cm ⏐ 7.9 x 24.8 in (300dpi)

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MUSEUM OF LONDON / HERITAGE IMAGES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MUSEUM OF LONDON / HERITAGE IMAGES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Caption

Prehistoric stone axe. Polished flint axe in a modern haft. As well as being important in clearing the wildwood, axes also served as symbols of authority and may have been deposited in the river as offerings. This one was dredged from the River Thames.

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