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Hand Axe

Object Number:EU1805D
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Middle Acheulian (uncertain)
Provenience: Northern France
Period: Middle Acheulian (uncertain)
Section:European
Materials:Flint
Credit Line:Purchased from the Field Museum, 1914
Other Number:ch. 18 - Field No SF

Description

Flint hand axe - Oblique truncature at base, forming point. Spotted shiny patination; yellowish green on one face, and mostly yellow-orange on opposite face. Tinged with a cream-colour and blue. White clay-like deposit adhering.

See note on EU 1804a card.

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