Another demonstration that our distant ancestors were capable of invention and ingenuity. Centered knob on cortical base. Late Acheulian Handaxe, Maritime Seine C. 250,000 BC. Now on custom museum stand.
Illustrated in Old World Prehistoric Artifacts, "Overstreet's Indian Arrowheads, Identification and Price Guide", Robert Overstreet, New York, 2001, 7th edition, page 1082, illustration no. 27.
Ex. Duncan Caldwell, Paris.
6 in. x 3 in. / 15 cm. 7.62 cm.