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Burin: GR.8.1973

Object information


Burin, for engraving

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.057 m
Width: 0.024 m

Place(s) associated

  • Laugerie Basse ⪼ Dordogne ⪼ France

Find spot

  • Laugerie Basse Dordogne France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1973) by Burkitt, M.I., Mrs


Upper Paleolithic
Stone Age
-12000 BCE - -11001 BCE

Materials used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.8.1973
Primary reference Number: 69903
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 21 October 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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