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  1. New Neolithic Stone Age Quern 424mm

    Neolithic Stone Age Quern 424mm

    £392.00
    A large Quern Grinding Stone of typical Neolithic period (Capsian culture), form. Discovered on an open site find in the western Sahara ténéré, North Africa. Type: Neolithic grinding stone. Age: Neolithic, Capsian Tradition, approximately 8,500 to 6,500 BC. Origin: Northern Sahara Desert, North Africa. Dimensions. Height: 5.0 cm Width: 28.9 cm Length: 42.4 cm Approximate weight: 6,100 g Learn More
  2. New Neolithic Hand Axe 143mm

    Neolithic Hand Axe 143mm

    £472.00
    The surface of this Neolithic hand tool is of a fine grade, the once polished surface still holds the quality of the manufacturer centuries post his work. An exceptional piece of history from a classic collection zone in North Africa. Read more below... Type: Neolithic hand axe. Age: Neolithic, Capsian Tradition, approximately 8,500 to 6,500 BC. Origin: Northern Sahara Desert, Morocco, North Africa. Hand axe measurements. Length: 14.3 cm Depth: 4.3 cm Approximate weight: 0,743 g Learn More
  3. New Stone Age Hand Axe 176mm

    Stone Age Hand Axe 176mm

    £482.00
    New Stone Age chert Hand Axe set onto museum quality bronze mount, this superb artefact forms part of our group of bronze mounted artefacts from prehistoric periods. The Neolithic hand axe superbly presented yet able to be removed for study. Read the fuller description and condition report below... Type: Neolithic flint hand axe. Age: Neolithic era, approximately 10,000 to 5,000 BCE Origin: Ténéré Central Sahara desert, Mali and Niger borders, Africa. New stone age hand axe dimensions. Height: 13.1 cm Width: 5.0 cm Depth: 1.8 cm New stone age hand axe weight: 0.386 kg New stone age hand axe on stand dimensions. Height: 17.6 cm Width: 7.0 cm Depth: 5.0 cm On stand weight: 0.269 kg Learn More
  4. New Bronze Surmounted Neolithic Axe 213mm

    Bronze Surmounted Neolithic Axe 213mm

    £892.00
    A surmounted Neolithic adze tool having a textured grip surface to the body while retaining the cutting edge polished in prehistory, still narrow and retaining a fine polished edge created by an ancestor manufacturer many centuries ago. An exceptional piece of history discovered in a classic collection zone of North Africa. Read more below... Type: Neolithic hand axe. Age: Neolithic, Capsian Tradition, approximately 8,500 to 6,500 BC. Origin: Northern Sahara Desert, Morocco, North Africa. Hand axe measurements. Length: 17.0 cm Depth: 4.5 cm width: 5.4 cm Approximate weight: 0,770 g Learn More
  5. Bone Stone Age Awl 107mm

    Bone Stone Age Awl 107mm

    £1,192.00
    The amount of wear on the polished surface of the prehistoric awl is indicative of the human hand to fashion it, time in the earth, passage through the ages and is the signature of an ancient culture. having the characteristics of prehistory. A epiphysis end, a split long bone culture and the polishing to hone a fine point for the use it was intended. Read the full description below... Type: Bone Awl Ages: Upper palaeolithic 50,000 to 10,000 BP Period: Palaeolithic, Old Stone Age Origin: Sub Saharan Africa Overall measurements. Length: 10.7 cm Width: 1.8 cm Depth: 1.0 cm Approximate weight: 0,005 Kg Learn More
  6. New Neolithic Hand Axe 261mm

    Neolithic Hand Axe 261mm

    £1,472.00
    Surmounted Neolithic hand tool having a textured grip with a finely polished cutting edge in prehistory, now still narrowly shaped and retaining the fine polished edge of our ancestor manufacturer centuries after his deliberations. An exceptional piece of history discovered in a classic collection zone of North Africa. Read more below... Type: Neolithic hand axe. Age: Neolithic, Capsian Tradition, approximately 8,500 to 6,500 BC. Origin: Northern Sahara Desert, Morocco, North Africa. Overall measurements in stand. Height: 26.1 cm Depth: 6.2 cm width: 7.5 cm Hand axe measurements. Length: 17.0 cm Depth: 4.5 cm width: 5.4 cm Approximate weight: 1,145 g Learn More
  7. New Palaeolithic Clovis Shaped Adze 295mm

    Palaeolithic Clovis Shaped Adze 295mm

    £1,792.00
    A Palaeolithic quartzite Acheulean hand axe of exceptional size displaying exceedingly well in a bronze cradle mount of a sophisticated design. The skill of mounting is one of exacting precision which, when achieved with a well-practised eye, completes the process to museum exhibit standard. A combination of ancient history and art in a union of perfection. The Acheulian hand axe composed of granular quartzite, the axe now honed to a fine prehistoric desert varnish, the term varnish refers to the surface which has attained, through aeons, a good and natural desert weathering, a patina familiar to the regions arduous extreme weather conditions. The caramel colour of the quartzite complimented with the dark bronze tone of the mount. Read more below... Type: Acheulean quartzite hand axe. Age: Acheulian to Mousterian era, approximately 1.900,000 BP to 40,000 BP.1 Origin: Ténéré Central Sahara desert, Southern Algeria, Mali and Niger borders, Africa. Overall measurements in stand. Length: 29.5 cm Depth: 7.3 cm width: 10.0 cm Hand axe measurements. Length: 22.0 cm Depth: 4.5 cm width: 11.0 cm Approximate weight: 1,403 g Learn More