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An excellent Paleolithic "Tortoise" core hand axe, Foxhall Road Gravel Pit, Ipswich, Suffolk.
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Foxhall Road Habitation site dated to MIS 11, c.400,000 to 300,000 B.C. A good Paleolithic "Tortoise" core hand axe found in the early 20th Century at the famous and well documented site of the Foxhall Road Gravel pit in Ipswich, Suffolk. The axe is fashioned from an attractive banded grey flint and shows clear working on both sides. Totally intact and in great condition with good surface ageing and old patination, a good example of a Paleolithic core axe from a notable Paleolithic site, 70mm long x 65mm wide x 30mm thick