Prehistoric, Paleolithic Quartzite BIFACE ACHEULEN - (1)

Description
Prehistoric, Paleolithic Quartzite BIFACE ACHEULEN - (1)
BIFACE ACHEULEN - WESTERN SAHARA

Very beautiful shape.
Superb brown colour with typical purple spots (superb desert patina) ,
Palaeolithic biface from Western Sahara.

Not retouched.
Size: 10.5 x 5.3 cm.

Weight 115g

Lower Paleolithic (-300.000/-100.000 years ago)- ACHEULEAN PERIOD :Homo Erectus and Homo Neandertaliense.The characteristics of this period are: Hand axes(the most typical fibacial tools) and Cleavers( very large han daxes with a flat top)( No equivalent in Europe)


Purchased by the current owner in 2016 in France. From: Mr FS private collector. Previous history: collected since the 1920s.

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Lot details
Culture
Prehistoric, Paleolithic
Material
Quartzite
Number of objects
1
Object
BIFACE ACHEULEN
Century/ Timeframe
BIFACE ACHEULEN
Origin
WESTERN SAHARA
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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