Beil und Axt aus Stein Detail

Stone Hatchet and Axe

5th millennium B.C.

The carefully sanded and polished stone implements without any traces of wear were buried in the ground unused. This and the circumstances of the find in the formerly marshy grounds indicate a ritual burial of the splendid weapons..

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