Hand Axe



From: England | Kent | Swanscombe | Galley Hill

Curatorial Section: European

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Object Number EU708
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Middle Acheulian
Provenience England | Kent | Swanscombe | Galley Hill
Period Middle Acheulian
Section European
Materials Flint

Original Card: Flint Implement - coup-de-poing type. Slender, irregular wedge shape. England, Swanscombe, Galley Hill. Chellean or Acheulian.

Revised Card: Flint Hand-Axe - Lanceolate. Large portion of cortex remaining. Yellow olive shiny patination. England, Kent, Swanscombe, Galley Hill. Middle Acheulian type.

Length 8.9 cm
Width 4.9 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Sidney Warrington, 1913

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