French Neolithic “livre de beurre”M30
A very large brown flint core with numerous percussion lines. These enormous Neolithic cores are often called “livre de beurre” due to their similarity in appearance to large slabs of artisan butter produced in the region.
France, late Neolithic, Grand Pressigny, 3rd Millennium BC
25.4 x 11.5 cms
Intact as seen in the photographs
Ex. collection: F S Clark, Sussex, UK, acquired from an older collection.