A Group of 10 Acheulian Hand Axes
Lot 2045
A group of Ten Acheulian Hand Axes
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A group of Ten Acheulian Hand Axes
Lower Paleolithic
210,000 to 220,000 years old
Ru-al-khali, Arabian Peninsula, Saudi Arabia

Acheulean tools are named for the French site at which this type of tool was first discovered. Originally thought to represent only the work of the early Homo erectus, it is now known that tools as simple as the present hand axe were most likely also used later by Neanderthal and Cro-Magnon. (10)
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