A Palaeolithic chert cleaver found at Thebes, Egypt

A Palaeolithic chert cleaver found at Thebes, Egypt

Code: 2479

£150.00
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MDescription: A Palaeolithic fawn chert cleaver, bifacially flaked and with the attractive semi-glossy medium brown patina so typical of Egyptian desert finds. Two large ancient chips to the base and some small recent edge chips but an attractive implement, found at Thebes, Egypt.

Size:  92 mm/3.6 ins. in length

Culture: Egyptian

Date: c. 200,000-50,000 years B.P.

Provenance: Previously the property of a Surrey collector.