Description: A good-sized Acheulian grey flint handaxe with a dense glossy mottled brown patina. The butt unworked with substantial cortex remaining, some ancient damage to one side and some small recent and ancient chips, but an appealing example. From Oise, Picardie, France.
Size: 157 mm/6.2 ins. in length
Culture: Lower Palaeolithic
Date: c. 300,000 years B.P.
Provenance: Ex Robert Stonard Collection, Surrey.