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Fayum Neolithic: the stone tools and weapons of Kom W (Fayum)

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Seventy-five axes (41.2 % of all tools) were found. Twenty-nine were in situ, forty-six lay weathered on the surface.

Material of the axes: basalt or dolerite (4), limestone(5), volcanic ash (1), chert (65)

UC 2674 (dolerite)

UC 2579 (dolerite)

UC 2673 (limestone)

UC 2672 (limestone)

Caton-Thompson/Gardner 1934: 25-26


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