This blog is a electronic museum of my collections of antiquities, ethnographic, first editions, retro pottery from the 1950's to early 1970's, shell, mineral and gemstone samples,fossils and other wonderful things! Comments are welcome on the objects including advice which will add to my own wonderment and knowledge.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Acheulean Industries Bifacial Chopper, c.750,000 - 790,000 BCE Gesher Benot Ya'akov Israel

Provenance: Archaeological dig,Gesher Benot Ya'akov Israel
Age: (c) 750,000 to 790,000  years old
Size: 55 mm in length
Condition: Excellent patina with accretions on the original face.
Maker:  Homo Erectus (now extinct)

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