Roughly finished hand ax from the ancient Saharan Homo erectus tribes that used to live in the time the area still had water and large game to hunt. They lived in a very different landscape as today with much more animals and competition with other tribes.
Early two-sided use type, early and rough technique, making use of the surface of the starting stone, nice pale desert patina. Perfect condition.
Collectors item originating from a very strong and successful ancestral tribe! They made among the largest stone tools ever.
Estimated 8500.000-990.000 y old, in perfect shape and no recent damages.
The Supplier warrants that is has obtained this lot in a legal manner.
Originating from an old Belgian collection. Seller guarantees to be permitted to ship this lot internationally and will take care of necessary paperwork if needed.
Purchased by the current owner on Gem and Mineral Fair in 2004
Collected since: 1969
Previous owners history: private collector since 1963
The seller can prove that the lot was obtained legally, provenance statement seen by Catawiki.
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The seller will take care that any necessary permits will be arranged.
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- Objektumok száma
- Hatalmas Proto Biface - Eredeti kő kézfejsze
- 4×13×14.5 cm
- Évszázad/ Időszak
- Jó állapotú