Lower Paleolithic - Unique acheulean faceted handaxe - UK C.450,000+ BP

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Seller: renham23 (1.320) 100%, Location: Faversham, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 153808983051 Lower Palaeolithic - Rare UK found handaxe c.450,000 BP. An unusual acheulean handaxe produced on a preformed faceted flake. The dorsal and ventral faces are created with several facets, with the base almost chisel like. Several facets create the distal point and one lateral edge has much retouch. Of note is the almost metallic patina on the ventral face. A fine display piece. Good value. Probably the work of H.heidelbergensis. Size 10.5cm x 7cm 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. Colour: Orange, Material: Stone, Type: Axes, Provenance: Ownership History Available

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