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Item:153784272715Lower Palaeolithic - Rare UK found triangular handaxe c.450,000 BP. A superb, early example of an acheulean handaxe. Produced on a good sized flint flake and displaying a wonderful shape. The dorsal face has a single, centrally placed arete ridge with sharp plunging lateral edges. One of these lateral edges display, profuse and superb consecutive retouch along its entirety, creating a strong denticulated edge. The wickedly sharp distal point also displays much retouch. The ventral face is flat. With wonderful mixed ancient patina. A fantastic display artifact. Size 14 x 9.5cm at base. From an old collection and retrieved from a famous and documented eroding paleo channel. Full site details and provenance supplied.About me: I have been selling fine, affordable paleolithic artifacts for many years and advise collectors around the world on tool typology. Tools from my collection now reside in museums in the US/ Europe and teaching collections in many major US universities. I've always been a collector first and a dealer second, my passion is to make these unique artifacts available to all.Condition:14cm!, Colour:Orange, Material:Stone, Type:artifact, Provenance:Ownership History Available
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Lower Paleolithic - Superb early acheulean triangular handaxe - UK C.450,000+ BP