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French Lower Paleolithic Neanderthal Biface Flint Hand Axe

Acheulean, ca. 400,000– 130,000 years BP

Height: 15.2 cm. (6 in.)

Width: 8.3 cm. (3 1/4 in.)


Ex: Florida private collection, acquired in 2006 from a Belgian private collection, with that collector’s label.

Published: Antiquarium; Ancient Treasures XX. (London, 2022) p.6

Comparandum: Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin v. 78, no. 3 (Winter, 2021): acc. no. 2019.422 in Recent Acquisitions: A Selection, 2018–2020: Part I: Antiquity to the Late Eighteenth Century p. 4

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