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A classic Keilmesser / Prądnik from Neuburg /Donau

This is a classic “initial” Ciemna/Pradnik backed bifacial knife, (Keilmesser). It was found as a stray find, decennia ago, at Neuburg at the Donau (Bavaria) in the heartland of the Central European Micoquian technocomplex. It was made from Kreidequarzit, known as raw … Continue reading

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Asymmetric Bifaces

  An asymmetric bifacial implement from Northern France, found in the 1970ies together with some bifacial scrapers, probably related to some kind of “Keilmesser” inventory. In General, Handaxes before OIS 8 in Central and West Europe follow a symmetrical concept. … Continue reading

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