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A large and excellent Lower Paleolithic Trihedral chert hand axe, Broom Pit, Devon/Dorset (N31) SOLD
A large and excellent Lower Paleolithic Trihedral chert hand axe, Broom Pit, Devon/Dorset (N31) SOLD
A large and excellent Lower Paleolithic Trihedral chert hand axe, Broom Pit, Devon/Dorset (N31) SOLD A large and excellent Lower Paleolithic Trihedral chert hand axe, Broom Pit, Devon/Dorset (N31) SOLD A large and excellent Lower Paleolithic Trihedral chert hand axe, Broom Pit, Devon/Dorset (N31) SOLD A large and excellent Lower Paleolithic Trihedral chert hand axe, Broom Pit, Devon/Dorset (N31) SOLD
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Lower Paleolithic - (MIS9 to MIS8 dated layers c.324,000 - 284,000 years old). A large, excellent and scarce Lower Paleolithic Trihedral chert hand axe 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 heavy and substantial chert hand axe with a large flattened butt end which sits comfortably in the palm of the hand for use and with a well worked functional blade edge displaying clear evidence of cutting and impact use in the distant past. Intact and in very nice overall condition with good ageing and imbued with an appealing old collection patination, a tactile piece and a good and scarce example of the type from this famous early prehistoric site, 133mm long x 67mm wide x 43mm thick