Acheulean hand Axe (04)

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ARHAX104
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Description

This Acheulean hand Axe dates back to the age of  HOMO erectus. Its coarse napping is a testament to its age. It is beautifully patinated from being buried the Sahara desert sand for thousands of years. This tool may have  been used as a throwing weapon for hunting animals at watering holes, or for chopping and crushing bone to extract bone marrow which was a good source of protein. 

Dimensions: 7" L x 3" W

Provenance: Sahara desert, Morocco

Age: Acheulean 500,000-1,000,000 YA

Type: Actual specimen-one only