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Hand ax

Period: Lower Paleolithic, Acheulean (1m.a. - 400,000 years)

Species: Homo ergaster

Material: Quartzite

Lithic industry: Mode 2 (Acheulean)

Shape type: Elliptical

Origin: Algeria, Sahara NW Africa

Measures: 124 x 77 x 31mm / 4.88" x 3.03" x 1.22"

Weight: 242g / 0.534lb

Description: Piece 100% natural, without restoration, repair or painting.

Beautiful surface polished by the desert wind over millennia.


This piece will travel insured in a safety package to arrive in perfect condition.

Elliptical quartzite hand ax

SKU: B39
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