Lower Paleolithic - Fine acheulean handaxe - UK C.450,000+ BP For Sale
Lower Paleolithic - Fine acheulean handaxe - UK C.450,000+ BP:
Lower Palaeolithic - Rare UK found axe. c.450,000 BP.A very fine acheulean handaxe. A simple form with a cortical base acting as a handhold.The dorsal face has three radiating and consecutive removals to shape a sharp cutting edge and point. The ventral face has two similar removals to shape. Signs of edge use along one edge and distal point. With lovely glassy ancient patina. A display artifact.Size 8cm x 7cm (widest point)From an old collection. Details and provenance supplied
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