Description: A brown chert chopping tool made from a nodule of flattened form with a substantial area of cortex remaining on the upper and lower surface and on the butt, but retouched on both sides around most of the margin, and with well-defined flake scars. An ink inscription records the find spot as ‘Egypt 15 Miles. S. of Thebes W. side of Nile’.
Size: 113 mm/4.4 ins. by 108 mm/4.2 ins.
Date: c. 300,000-150,000 years B.P.
Provenance: Ex southern English private collection.
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