- Museum number
Red ochre nodule. Plano-convex in cross-section. The convex face retains most of its natural surface whereas the plane surface is crumbly.
Length: 23 millimetres
Thickness: 19 millimetres
Width: 18 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Although there is no parietal art in Courbet Cave and this piece of ochre is not modified as a crayon, its association with numerous ochre covered and utilised artefacts suggests that it was a deliberate import into the cave.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2006-2007 23 Sept-7 Jan, Sheffield, Millennium Galleries, 'Art at the Rockface'
2006 22 May-3 Sept, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, 'Art at the Rockface'
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number