Early Stone Age Hand Axe

Culture: North Africa
Period: 800,000-300,000 B.C.
Material: Flintstone
Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 4.7 cm
Price: 150 Euro
Ref: 6303
Provenance: Private collection Wilfriede and Leopold Tamm, Langenzersdorf, Austria, acquired in the 1970s. Since then in a family estate.
Condition: Intact
Description: Small hand axe of red-brown flint stone worked out on both sides. The edges are sharpened on all sides to cut plants and meat. The tapering end was used as a drill. Found in Libya.