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Neanderthal Flint Tool

Neolithic Hand Axe Flint 143mm

£642.00 GBP

Neolithic Hand Axe measuring 143mm displaying a fine-honed polished surface, this is the art of the Neolithic craftsman who initially picked the stone and created the tool suitable for multi-purpose use. This is what history tells us, backed up by a plethora of excavations and research into the habitat of Neolithic man. This hand adze or once shafted adze was discovered in North Africa, it is of a familiar and typical style, one which transcends eons of time across several continents, out of Africa to Europe and what is today British territory. This Saharan desert prehistoric find is connected in style and manufacture to Neolithic stone tools found in Britain, it is extremely difficult to tell one from another without locational find notes. The Fossil Store discovers these ancient artefacts from North Africa and offers them for sale. Where possible we supply the location and where many of these artefacts are found in open sites in the desert. Open sites describe a site found in the exposed desert regions. Often, Nomads, Berber travellers come across these open sites when traversing the desert region of North Africa, the wind uncovers and equally cover these desert sites, sometimes allowing the recovering of these artefacts for a period of time,

The Neolithic Stone Age is defined for the age where Neanderthals created and brought agriculture into our way of life, the nomadic hunter-gatherer era was no more. This occurred around 4000 BC the ideas and advancement of farming, possibly the first sightings of livestock crossed the Channel and arrived in England. The Neolithic age was the progression of behavioural and cultural characteristics, including the use of wild and domestic crops and animals.

Type: Neolithic hand axe.
Age: Neolithic, Capsian Tradition, 8,500 to 6,500 BC.
Origin: Northern Sahara Desert, Morocco, North Africa.

Hand axe measurements.
Length: 14.3 cm
Depth: 4.3 cm

Weight: 0.743 g

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