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Ahrensburgian


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An early post‐glacial culture of north Germany and the Low Countries dating to the period around 8500 bc. The stone‐tool industries include scrapers, burins, and tanged points probably used as arrow tips. More than 50 wooden arrow shafts of this culture were found at the type‐site of Ahrensburg near Hamburg in Schleswig‐Holstein, together with clubs that were possibly used in hunting reindeer.

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