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Palaeolithic Worked Flint Tools, Grand Pressigny ~ a short paper by John Evans (1823-1908)


Further to my recent post; the 1868 Journal Offrint on Palaeolithic Worked Flint Tools, Grand Pressigny, by John Evans FRS, FSA, FGS is reproduced below. The author, John Evans, came from a paper-making business background however “outside his business life … Continue reading

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Palaeolithic Worked Flint Tools, Grand Pressigny, 1867 ~ Journal Offprint


Well, I’ve just successfully bid for a Journal Offprint on EBAY. It’s, On the worked flints of Pressigny Le Grand, by John Evans and is from Archaeolgia Volume 40, 1867. It contains; 8 pages, plus 2 full-page illustrations/line drawings of … Continue reading

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Le Grand Pressigny ~ more images of the chateau and museum


The Flint Museum at Le Grand Pressigny in the South Touraine was re-opened in September 2009 ~ here are further images (summer 2010) of this magnificent architectural achievement: Images by our friend, Graham Shackleton of Graham Shackleton Photography.

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Flint Museum at Le Grand-Pressigny, Touraine


This magnificent and newly revamped museum of prehistory at Le Grand-Pressigny re-opened in September 2009. It covers human history in the surrounding district from the Middle Paleolithic until the decline in importance of flint in favor of bronze. The museum … Continue reading

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Images of the Museum of Prehistory at Grand-Pressigny


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