Hand Axe



From: England | Kent | Ightham Valley

Curatorial Section: European

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Object Number EU801
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Lower Acheulian
Provenience England | Kent | Ightham Valley
Period Lower Acheulian
Section European
Materials Flint

Original Card: Flint Implement - coup-de-poing type. Long oval, well formed. England, Kent, Ightham Valley. Chellean or Acheulian.

Revised Card: Flint hand-axe - Elongated oval "limande." Light orange patination. Rolled. One face almost entirely frost fractured. Iron stains. England, Kent, Ightham Valley. Lower Acheulian type.

Length 12 cm
Width 6.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Henry C. Mercer, 1893

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