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This is a very large Neanderthal bifacial Handaxe with hand grip and carefully worked from brown flint, 60,000 to 30,000 years ago. Probably used for cracking large animal bones. The axehead was discovered at the South Acre Gravel Pits, Norfolk. The artefact is fresh with minimal abrasion or post-depositional edge damage, with river terrace patination and falls within the Mousterian of Acheulean Tradition. Provenance: Old Norfolk Collection, collected during 1960s. Although the artefact has been repaired it is still in fine condition, weighs 876gms and measures 222mm x 100mm x 47mm.
Price: 198.00




 
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Mousterian (Neanderthal) Handaxe. NP Collectables
MO154 UK Mousterian (Neanderthal) Handaxe
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