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Ponte di Veia

Material name: Lessini flint
Synonyms: Verona flint; Biancone flint
Material (geologic): Lower Cretaceous flint from the Biancone formation

Flint from Ponte di Veia
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003

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General characteristics

(In part adapted from Barfield 1995 and 1999

Geographical setting: Natural bridge of Ponte di Veia
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2002
Material and colour: N/A
Other information: N/A
Knapping notes: N/A
Archaeological description: N/A

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Ponte di Veia
Locality: Ponte di Veia, Monti Lessini, Verona, Italy.
Synonyms: Ponte di Veja; Mining site I 27 according to the catalogue of the museum in Bochum, 3rd edition (Weisgerber et al. (eds.) 1999). FlintSource sample 340.
Geographical description: WhereItIs
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 45° 36' 33" N
Long. 010° 58' 09" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)
Co-ordinate precision: Precision
Other topographical information: HowToGetThere
Additional information: Sampling location at Ponte di Veia
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2002
Visitors information: PlacesToEatAndDrink
Sampling information: N/A
  Dark lessini-flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Small flake of darkish Lessini-flint
size: 36 mm
Homogeneous material
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Example of light grey, homogeneous flint
size: 32 mm
  Prehistoric flake
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Small, elongated prehistoric (?) flake
length: 37 mm
Patinated flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Surface find with strong patination
size: 36 mm
Sample description: N/A
  Coarser variety
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Singular piece of a coarser variety of flint
size: 40 mm
Yellowish (Scaglia?) flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Elongated piece of yellowish (Scaglia?) flint
length: 56 mm


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