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I found this in a small river in my hometown in Bedfordshire about 30 years ago.
As soon as I picked it up, it fitted in my hand like shown in the pictures, and I immediately decided that it was some kind of prehistoric tool for cutting and skinning animals before cooking them.
It measures apprx 60mm x 40mm x 15mm and is smooth to the touch. Its definately stone/flint.
Does this sound feasible?
I don't think so.
Flints used as cutting tools (scraper / arrow head / axe head / etc.) usually have conchoidal fracture marks along their cutting edges (unless they have been polished out). Your specimen shows none.
There are examples of all of those on this page, showing the conchoidal marks
It is stone, but a fine-grained sandstone rather than flint, I'm pretty sure.
I see nothing of note in it.
But there was no harm in asking!
Could it be one of those pieces thrown away/discarded by our ancesters that was not up to the grade?
Purchased this book at the Natural History Museum a few weeks ago, having a go at making my own!