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Material name: flint
Synonyms: N/A
Material (geologic): Upper Cretaceous flint
Detail of flake from Orp-le-Grand
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001

Locality: Orp-le-Grand, Ruisseau de Henri Fontaine, Brabant province, Belgium
Synonyms: As the exposure is lying quite exactly on the border between the provinces of Brabant and Liège/Luik, it could also belong to Petit-Halet, the nearest village in Liège/Luik. The nearest toponym on the map is "Bois aux Péquets".
Geographical co-ordinates: UTM:
641000 East
5617000 North
(Zone 31)
(Mapdatum: European 1950)

Again, a site only locatable to the nearest grid-square. The site lies on a wooded, very steep slope north of the small stream "Ruisseau de Henri Fontaine".

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Additional information: Exposure on the northern bank of the Ruisseau de Henri Fontaine
For a full-blown picture of this sample, click here (55 KBytes). Flake of fine flint from Orp-le-Grand
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
Flake of "axe-flint"
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
For a full-blown version of this picture, click here (66 KBytes).
Material and colour: N/A
  Nodules of glassy flint at exposure
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 1999
Archaeological description: N/A

Last modified on:
February 15, 2001
Contents primarily by:
Rengert Elburg
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