An unique "Pistol Shaped" French hand axe, with cortex handle, and black stone, sharp edge. An example of the ability of early hominids to reason and make tools tailored to specific tasks. From Les Eyzies, Dordogne, France an area rich in early man activity. Circa. 350,000 B.C.
Ex. Private Collection, England.
7.5 in. x 3 in. / 18.5 cm. 7.62 cm.