Antiquity Collection

M001 – Mesolithic or Neolithic Flint Scraper

Mesolithic stone tools The Mesolithic is the name given to the period between the end of the last ice age, In Britain the Mesolithic (Middle Stone) period began around 12,000 years ago as the climate began to warm up at the end of the last Ice Age. Trees and plants began to grow again and forest animals such as deer crossed the land bridge …

Palaeolithic pointed flint hand axe

P003 – Palaeolithic / Mousterian Flint Hand Axe (British Find)

Palaeolithic Stone Tools The Palaeolithic is often divided into lower, middle and upper. British Isles: Humans probably first arrived in Britain around 800,000 BC. These early inhabitants had to cope with extreme environmental changes and they left Britain at least seven times when conditions became too bad. The period lasted between 800,000 and 12,000 years ago which saw the end of the last …

Palaeolithic pointed flint hand axe

P002 – Palaeolithic / Mousterian Flint Hand Axe (British Find)

Palaeolithic Stone Tools The Palaeolithic is often divided into lower, middle and upper. British Isles: Humans probably first arrived in Britain around 800,000 BC. These early inhabitants had to cope with extreme environmental changes and they left Britain at least seven times when conditions became too bad. The period lasted between 800,000 and 12,000 years ago which saw the end of the last …

P001 – Palaeolithic Flint Biface Acheulen (French Find)

Palaeolithic Stone Tools The Palaeolithic is often divided into lower, middle and upper. British Isles: Humans probably first arrived in Britain around 800,000 BC. These early inhabitants had to cope with extreme environmental changes and they left Britain at least seven times when conditions became too bad. The period lasted between 800,000 and 12,000 years ago which saw the end of the last …