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A huge Lower Paleolithic chert cleaver / scraper, Broom Pit, Devon/Dorset (N55)
A huge Lower Paleolithic chert cleaver / scraper, Broom Pit, Devon/Dorset (N55)
A huge Lower Paleolithic chert cleaver / scraper, Broom Pit, Devon/Dorset (N55) A huge Lower Paleolithic chert cleaver / scraper, Broom Pit, Devon/Dorset (N55) A huge Lower Paleolithic chert cleaver / scraper, Broom Pit, Devon/Dorset (N55) A huge Lower Paleolithic chert cleaver / scraper, Broom Pit, Devon/Dorset (N55)
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Lower Paleolithic - (MIS9 to MIS8 dated layers c.324,000 - 284,000 years old). A huge and heavy Lower Paleolithic chert cleaver / scraper from the famous and well documented early Paleolithic site of Broom Gravel Pit in the Axe Valley on the Devon / Dorset Border. From a Hampshire Geologists collection. A very heavy and substantial chert cleaver / scraper fashioned from a large chert flake with cortex on butt / grip end and on upper surface of main scraping / chopping edge, also has a large notched blade edge towards one end, flat underside. Intact and in very nice overall condition with good ageing and imbued with an appealing old collection patination, a good tactile piece and a very scarce example of the type, especially this large and from this famous early prehistoric site, 152mm long x 95mm wide x 45mm thick