Hand Axe


From: Northern France

Curatorial Section: European

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Object Number EU1805D
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Middle Acheulian (uncertain)
Provenience Northern France
Period Middle Acheulian (uncertain)
Section European
Materials Flint

Flint hand axe - Oblique truncature at base, forming point. Spotted shiny patination; yellowish green on one face, and mostly yellow-orange on opposite face. Tinged with a cream-colour and blue. White clay-like deposit adhering.

See note on EU 1804a card.

Length 12.9 cm
Width 8.8 cm
Credit Line Purchased from the Field Museum, 1914
Other Number ch. 18 - Field No SF

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