Leaf point

This tool may have formed spear point. We cannot be sure if this technology belonged to the Neanderthals but their date in excess of 36,000 years ago predates any firm evidence for modern humans in Britain. This leaf point is made on blades.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Common Name
leaf point
Simple Name
leaf point
Full Name
Leaf Point
Period Classification
Palaeolithic (500000-10000 BC)
Production Date
Early Upper Palaeolithic
Production Town
Collection Site Name
Kent's Cavern

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