Archaeological Collection

Stone tools

Stone tools
Item name:Stone tools
Dating:Mesolithic, Castelnovian, 8,000–7,000 years BC
Findspot:Breg near Škofljica
On display:The Earliest Stories from the Crossroads


Stone tools from Breg near Škofljica (from top down): bladelet, notched bladelet, end-scraper, trapezes, backed point and two lunates (Castelnovian).


1. Bladelet, chert, l. 3.8 cm, Inv. No. Br. 57.
2. Notched bladelet, chert, l. 3.4 cm, Inv. No. Br. 21.
3. End-scraper, chert, l. 1.2 cm, Inv. No. Br. 27.
4. Trapeze, chert, l. 1.9 cm, Inv. No. Br. 138.
5. Trapeze, chert, l. 1.8 cm, Inv. No. Br. 101.
6. Trapeze, chert, l. 1.7 cm, Inv. No. Br. s.n.
7. Backed point, chert, l. 2.2 cm, Inv. No. Br. 132.
8. Lunate, chert, l. 1.4 cm, Inv. No. Br. 134.
9. Lunate, chert, l. 1.2 cm, Inv. No. Br. 139.

Further reading

Turk, Peter and Turk, Matija, 2019: The Earliest Stories from the Crossroads, Ljubljana, Fig. 123, pp. 86, 243.

On display in the Permanent Exhibition