Early Stone Age Hand Axe

Culture: North Africa
Period: 800,000-300,000 B.C.
Material: Quartzite
Dimensions: 14 cm x 9.8 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 6304
Provenance: Private collection Wilfriede and Leopold Tamm, Langenzersdorf, Austria, acquired in the 1970s. Since then in a family estate.
Condition: Intact
Description: Massive and heavy quartzite hand axe worked out on both sides. The edges sharped on all sides to cut plants and meat. The tapering end was used as a drill. With beautiful desert patina. Found in Libya.