These are two Lower Palaeolithic Clactonian flint tools made by Homo heidelbergensis, c. 424,000 – c. 400,000 B.C. The tools are from two different locations. Provenance: Ex Henry Dewey (1876-1965) Collection began in 1912. The tools are in fine condition with no alterations, restorations or modern re-chipping and measure 36mm and 54mm long.

The Clactonian is the name given by archaeologists to an industry of European flint tool manufacture that dates to the early part of the interglacial period known as the Hoxnian, the Mindel-Riss or the Holstein stages (c. 400,000 years ago). Clactonian tools were made by Homo heidelbergensis. It is named after 400,000-year-old finds made by Hazzledine Warren in a palaeochannel at Clacton-on-Sea in the English county of Essex in 1911.

Price: 30.00

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