French Neolithic “livre de beurre”

M30

£200.00

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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.

Culture
France, late Neolithic, Grand Pressigny, 3rd Millennium BC

Size
25.4 x 11.5 cms

Condition
Intact as seen in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. collection: F S Clark, Sussex, UK, acquired from an older collection.

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