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Shouldered point tool

Shouldered Points (Colchester)

A shouldered point is a tool with a notch on one side of the base. These tools would have been made by humans surviving in Britain during the Ice Age.

The two shouldered-points pictured have been dated to the Late Upper Palaeolithic and were found on the Dovercourt foreshore, Harwich, Essex by local collectors Eric and Gordon Hazleton between 1973 and 1993.

COLEM : 2009.7.10; COLEM : 2009.7.11

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