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British Palaeolithic - Flint Ovate Hand Axe

Antiquities - Stone Age


LOT 559

Estimate
GBP (£) 80 - 100
EUR (€) 95 - 118
USD ($) 104 - 129

Sold for (Inc. premium): £92

BRITISH PALAEOLITHIC - FLINT OVATE HAND AXE

Circa 45,000 BCE. Middle Palaeolithic. Ovate form of roughly triangular cross-section with one side almost flat; the original flint pale grey in colour with orange-brown patination typical of river gravels; knapping of good quality. 120 mm; 305 grams. Fine with some small modern(?) chips to edges.

Provenance
Unprovenanced but believed to be from southern England

Literature
cf Evans, fig. 440 (etc); cf McAlpine, 1.10 (etc).

Date
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH

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Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH

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