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A large and heavy Lower Paleolithic chert Trihedral hand axe, Broom Pit, Devon/Dorset (N52)
A large and heavy Lower Paleolithic chert Trihedral hand axe, Broom Pit, Devon/Dorset (N52)
A large and heavy Lower Paleolithic chert Trihedral hand axe, Broom Pit, Devon/Dorset (N52) A large and heavy Lower Paleolithic chert Trihedral hand axe, Broom Pit, Devon/Dorset (N52) A large and heavy Lower Paleolithic chert Trihedral hand axe, Broom Pit, Devon/Dorset (N52) A large and heavy Lower Paleolithic chert Trihedral hand axe, Broom Pit, Devon/Dorset (N52)
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Lower Paleolithic - (MIS9 to MIS8 dated layers c.324,000 - 284,000 years old). A large and heavy 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 substantial chert hand axe clearly worked and well defined, flat underside and worked on upper side with original cortex remaining on left side and a worked chopping edge to the right plus a well defined functional point. Intact and in nice overall condition with good ageing and imbued with an appealing old collection patination, a tactile piece and a scarce example of the type from this famous early prehistoric site, 135mm long x 72mm wide x 46mm thick