added by archaeologs A complex of flint quarries in Indre-et-Loire, France, whose products were widely traded throughout western Europe in the Late Neolithic and Copper Age. The distinctive caramel-colored flint was exported in the form of blocks and unfinished blanks. The exploitation of Grand Pressigny flint took place c 2800-2400 BC.
added by archaeologs The source in Indre-et-Loire, central France, of a characteristic honey-coloured flint, which was widely traded throughout Western Europe in the Late Neolithic and Copper Age. It was generally traded in the form of large blocks, measuring c30 by 10 cm, which served as cores for the production of long blades.
The Macmillan dictionary of archaeology, Ruth D. Whitehouse, 1983