Een Levallois-kern en een bijzondere geslepen bijl van Vlieland (Fr.)
A Levallois core and an exceptional polished axe from Vlieland (province of Friesland). From the Vliehors area on the Wadden Island of Vlieland, hundreds of artefacts have been collected by Mr I. Vonk (of Koudum). Most of the finds date from the Neolithic or the Early Bronze Age, including an impressive polished axe made of a crystalline material rarely used for such tools: granulitic gneiss. Futhermore, a blade core probably dates from the Upper Palaeolithic (Hamburgian?). Also striking is the presence of a Levallois core. This artefact shows windgloss, in contrast to the many Neolithic flint artefacts. Also a fragment of a bifacial tool (resembling a Keilmesser) and two flakes are covered in windgloss. These artefacts, washed up from the North Sea, are among the northernmost Middle Palaeolithic artefacts in Europe.