Egyptian Acheulean flint hand-axe

M70

£225.00

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An Acheulean ovate flint hand-axe with a glossy brown and grey patina.

Culture
Egypt, Acheulean, c. 200,000-100,000 BC; reputedly found around Ghurd Abu Muharrik (Western Desert)

Size
10.8 x 7 cms

Condition
Intact as shown (a very small ancient chip to the tip)

Provenance
Ex. collection: Dr Richard Shenkel (1941-2008), New Orleans, USA. Formerly in a US collection acquired during the 1940’s-1950’s. Shenkel was a professor of Anthropology at the University of New Orleans, USA.

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